A native of the Boston area, Elana earned a BS with Honors in Dance and Exercise Science at Skidmore College in 2010. She studied Pilates for two years and after graduating form skidmore, trained and tested with Sari Mejia Santo (Daughter of Pilates Elder Romana Kryzanowska) at True Pilates New York. She relocated to Seattle in 2011 to pursue her creative interests, develop her career in Pilates and Modern Dance, and to soak up the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest.
As choreographer and professional dancer, she has directed well-received original dance works which blend movement, video and music. She serves as Artistic Director to the performance company CabinFever.