Mother, mentor, poet, artist, volunteer, bestselling author and host of the Practice You Podcast, Elena Brower has taught yoga and meditation since 1999. After graduating Cornell University in 1992, she designed textiles and apparel for almost a decade shifting her focus to yoga, meditation, art and writing. Her first book, Art of Attention, has been translated into seven languages; her second, Practice You, is a bestseller. Elena's first collection of poetry, Softening Time, was released in May 2023.

Her virtual Engaged Mentorship is renowned for inviting analog creativity into online coursework and her Perceptive Parenting audio course is a key resource for parents. Elena's yoga classes and meditations are featured on Glo She works to elevate bright futures for girls, women and children through her support for Girls on Fire Leaders, On The Inside and Free Food Kitchen. She received the Buddhist Precepts from Roshi Joan Halifax in 2023 and is now a candidate for Chaplaincy. Her spoken word poetry can be heard on Above & Beyond's Flow State albums.


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