Elisa Marzuca - Personal Biography
Elisa began practicing Ashtanga yoga in 2001. She has learned the Ashtanga yoga system in Mysore from Sri K.P. Jois and Sharath Rangaswamy. During one of her visits to Mysore, she had the opportunity to practice with K.P. Jois in the "old" shala with a small number of students during the last months of his teaching.
She deepens her understanding and practice with Rolf and Marci Naujokat, having started her apprenticeship with them in 2009. She has traveled to India three times to deepen her practice and teaching.
In order to incorporate precision and alignment into the harmony of movement and breath, Elisa has taken many Iyengar workshops with different teachers, among them Paula Tortolano. Her main study has been with Renato Turla in Chile and Italy. She has studied yoga philosophy with Carlos Pomeda. She is psychologist and a meditation instructor in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, having started her meditation practice in 2000.
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