Elaine Cohn holds an M.S. in Human Movement from Boston University, an M.Ed. from Portland State University and is a Nationally Certified Counselor. She has been a Certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor since 1997, is registered as an E-RYT 200, RYT 500 with Yoga Alliance and is Lead SUP Yoga Instructor at Alder Creek Kayak in Portland
As a wellness professional, Elaine co-developed and implemented the first U.S. Coast Guard Work-Life Wellness Program as well as created and taught health and wellness classes at Boston University, Portland State University, University of Oklahoma’s Health Promotion Department for Native Americans, Compass Oncology and the Internal Revenue Service. As Ombudsman and Associate Director of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity at Portland State University, Elaine has worked with diverse groups of individuals with a broad array of cultural perspectives, interests and abilities.