Ellen has practiced massage for over 23 years with advanced training and experience in sports, manual lymphatic drainage (Vodder Technique), prenatal/postpartum and deep tissue (neuromuscular & myofascial release). She is on the faculty of the Massage Therapy department at the College of Lake County. Ellen enjoys an active lifestyle of running, biking and swimming in addition to yoga and meditative practices. Ellen teaches infant massage classes and childbirth classes with couples, drawing on her experience and education as a labor doula and certified childbirth educator. She used to offer Bradley Childbirth classes at Total Body Yoga and is currently pursuing advanced education in Integrative Medicine & Coaching.