The founder of WOOM CENTER, she received her formal training in sound therapy under the guidance of world-renowned sound researcher, practitioner, and ethnomusicologist, Alexandre Tannous.
An advanced E-RYT yoga teacher, Elian completed her training and continuing education in New York with a variety of master teachers from different yogic disciplines, including Nevine Michaan of Katonah Yoga, Colleen Saidman and Rodney Yee of Yoga Shanti, Leslie Kaminoff, Ramanand Patel, Sam Chase, and Kevin Gardiner.
Earlier in her life’s journey, Elian was trained in classical and contemporary theatre at Circle in the Square Theatre School on Broadway and has worked extensively on stage, film, and television productions, as well as contributed her voice to various projects. Elian has been interviewed about her work in the healing arts for a variety of podcasts and publications worldwide, including the Life Stylist Podcast by Luke Storey. She has had the pleasure of sharing sound, yoga, and breathwork on large scale events such as MediClub, Flavorpill’s Quiet Mornings at The MoMA, Modern ŌM’s Cushion Crawl, and Burning Man, and facilitated experiences in Costa Rica, Ibiza, Tel Aviv, Colombia, Panama, and Portugal. Elian’s greatest joy is to meld all of her passions into one transformative practice that invites holistic participation of the physical, emotional, intellectual, creative, and spiritual bodies.