Elliott Watlington, a Lululemon Athletica Ambassador, is a dynamic and compassionate Ashtanga inspired yoga teacher who attended East Carolina University where he was forward for the men’s soccer team. He received his degree in philosophy and religion and specialized in eastern philosophy and religion. While studying abroad in India through the University he took his first Yoga class in Rishikesh and has practiced and studied Yoga daily ever since. He has studied Jivamukti, Sivananda, Intergral, Kripalu, and Ashtanga Yoga traditions throughout the world. Elliott received his teacher training certification in Ashtanga Vinyasa style yoga at the Tattva Yogashala located on the banks of the Ganges River in Rishikesh. He has taught yoga classes at the University level, with sports teams, in India, and in detention centers to at-risk teens. Elliott’s classes are physically demanding yet approachable for even the beginning level student. He teaches his students that they are stronger than they think they are and stays true to the traditional yoga style in which he received his training. Elliott currently teaches at Paz Studios and at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem North Carolina.