Being born and raised in Russia, Elvira moved to the USA in 2002 and now resides in Clarksburg, WV. She obtained Bachelor's Degree in Librarian science and worked as a bibliographer in the State Scientific Library in the city of Khabarovsk, Russia. In 2006 Elvira published a book of Russian Folk-tales "The Amazing Russian Vixen".
Elvira works for the federal government in Clarksburg, WV and also holds a degree in homeland security. She was very blessed to meet Mary Ann Renzelli, who motivated her to bring her love to yoga to a new level and become a yoga instructor.
Elvira is Yoga Fit level 1, 2 and 3 certified. She also completed 2 day trauma sensitive workshop and is certified on Yoga Fit for Warriors on Post-¬Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma Brain Injury (TBI). She completed Aerial Yoga Training 40 hours in Baltimore - July 2017. In June, 2017 she has organized a YogaClub at her work site. Elvira is currently in training for her 200 hour registered yoga teacher (RYT). She has been recently certified as a Kidding Around Yoga instructor and brings the joy of yoga to many, now including kids!