Elena Cheung

Elena Cheung

3 Seasons

Elena is a Seattle-based movement specialist, certified Yoga Medicine Therapeutic Specialist, and yoga teacher whose mission is to empower individuals in their movement practice. She's studied anatomy and the biomechanics of yoga under internationally acclaimed teachers such as Tiffany Cruikshank, Richelle Ricard, and Jules Mitchell in an endeavor to understand the intricate beauty of the human body. Her classes combine a healthy dose of intricate details, playfulness, and the balancing of effort and ease. Her aim is to create a diverse and inclusive community through authentic connection, engagement, and collaboration where yoga meets the modern, digital world. When not in the studio or doing yoga-related stuff, Elena enjoys long walks with her dogs, time with loved ones, terrible reality TV, and cooking really, really delicious tonkatsu curry.

Elena Cheung
  • Strength In Endurance

    Episode 1

    Find strength through endurance and build mental resilience with this short yet strong Hatha-style class.

    Suggested props: 1 blanket, 2 blocks.

  • Steady & Strong w/ Elena

    Episode 2

    Don't underestimate the power and focus of a slow, strong, steady practice! This class is all about taking your time to turn up the heat through the details. You know what they say... If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen! No props required.

  • Jump In

    Episode 3

    Dive in with this beginner-friendly class that gives you permission to just practice moving and grooving!

    Optional prop: 1 blanket

  • 20 min You Are Enough w/ Elena

    Episode 4

    Support your mind, body, and heart with this slow, introspective practice. This class uses gentle movement and awareness to bring your whole self into the present. Props: 1 blanket, 1 block.

  • 45 min Hatha Yoga 1-2 w/ Elena - Wild Magic Breath

    Episode 5

    Find the wild magic of your breath in this class that focuses on directing breath through the side body to create length, strength, and embodiment in common yoga poses. Props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket.
    *This class is dedicated to the memory of Mr Whiskers, Elena's pet hamster*

  • 45 min Hatha Yoga 1-2 w/ Elena - Breath Direction 5/6/24

    Episode 6

    *Please read* Elena had a fun internet outage and had to switch 14 minutes in to her phone (which she did with swift courage and ingenuity), so please don't forget to do your asymmetrical cat/cow on the 2nd side before downdog. Don't skip this class though, cause the concept is dope: we use the b...

  • 45 min Hatha Yoga 1-2 w/ Elena - Wonky Hip Jamboree 5/1/24

    Episode 7

    We love our wonky hips! This practice gives 'em some love. Props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket.

  • 20 min Balancing Practice w/ Elena

    Episode 8

    Join Elena in a 20 min class focused on balancing all sides of your body through steady, thoughtfully-paced flow. Props: none.

  • 45 min Hatha Yoga 1-2 w/ Elena - Control Freak Shoulders 4/29/24

    Episode 9

    Get your shoulder freak on with this slow & precise class. This practice utilizes blocks and isometric engagement in the shoulders to feel da burn, in a fun way. Props: 1 block.

  • 15 min Morning Movements w/ Elena

    Episode 10

    Start your morning off right with a flowing practice that starts with moving with the breath and ends with stillness to cultivate focus for the day. Props: none.

  • 45 min Hatha Yoga 1-2 w/ Elena - Hello Hips! 4/24/24

    Episode 11

    Say hi to your hips with some active work, long holds, and nice stretches. Bonus: neck stuff. Extra bonus: Elena's sinus issues. Props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket.

  • 10 min Relax and Renew w/ Elena

    Episode 12

    Join Elena for this short but thoughtful practice to unwind tension in both body and mind. Guaranteed to leave you feeling fresh! Recommended prop: 1 block.

  • 45 min Hatha Yoga 1-2 w/ Elena - Well-Rounded Practice 4/17/24

    Episode 13

    Enjoy a well-rounded practice with Elena. This class includes different warrior poses, an emphasis on focus and calm, with just a hint of softness.

  • 20 min Full Body Refresh w/ Elena

    Episode 14

    Join Elena for this thoughtful, quick practice to help get your head on straight and your body refreshed. No props necessary!

  • 10 min Happy Hips w/ Elena

    Episode 15

    Join Elena for this quick practice designed to give your hips a little reset! No props required.

  • Gentle Wake Up Yoga

    Episode 16

    Say good morning to your brain and body with gentle movement that slowly progresses to wake you up!

    Suggested props: none

  • 45 min Hatha Yoga 1-2 w/ Elena - Explore Standing Splits 4/3/24

    Episode 17

    Methodically work on hips and hamstring flexibility through details and fine-tuning your awareness. Props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket.

  • 45 min Hatha Yoga 1-2 w/ Elena - Twists & Backbends 4/1/24

    Episode 18

    Build strength and awareness around your spine and core in twists, side bends, and extension. Props: 1 block.

  • 10 min Build Heat w/ Elena

    Episode 19

    Shake off the sluggish vibes with this practice focused on building intensity through long-held postures. Suggested props: 2 blocks

  • 45 min Hatha Yoga 1-2 w/ Elena - Slow, Steady Hips 3/27/24

    Episode 20

    Take time to unwind your hips with thoughtful work and opening postures. Props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket.

  • 45 min Hatha Yoga 1-2 w/ Elena - Dancer 3/20/24

    Episode 21

    Mindfully explore the building blocks of Dancer (Natarajasana) in this thoughtful, slow practice. Props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket.

  • 45 min Hatha Yoga 1-2 w/ Elena - Learn to Love Your Obliques 3/13/24

    Episode 22

    Learn to love your obliques, hand strength and forearms in this side plank focused practice. Props: 2 blocks/1 stool, 1 blanket.

  • 45 min Hatha Yoga 1-2 w/ Elena - Warrior Exploration 3/11/24

    Episode 23

    Warrior 1, 2, and 3, coming right up with details, time, and patience. Optional props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket.

  • 20 min Hit Reset w/ Elena

    Episode 24

    Reset your mind and body with this grounded practice. This class combines flowing with breath and long holds to inspire focus and energy and to reduce stress. Suggested props: 1 block