Dr. Elena Stoeva is an MD graduate of Varna Medical University "Professor Paraskev Stoyanov" and Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). For 25 years she has been integrating her knowledge in PM&R with her training in Cranio-sacral Therapy (through Upleger Institute ) and Visceral Manipulations (through Barral Institute), intuitive healing, herbal medicine, and a variety of additional modalities. In her work, she brings a Polyvagal-informed approach to regulating the Autonomic Nervous System, incorporating therapeutic yoga, dance, touch, and movement. Elena works in-person at her clinic in Memphis, Tennessee, as well as remotely through Zoom sessions with clients around the world.
Languages English, Bulgarian, Russian
Credentials: MD, PM&R, Osteopathic manual therapy
Certifications: Certified Restorative Practices Alliance Curator, E-RYT200, RYT- 500, HeartMath Trauma-sensitive Certified Practitioner, BCTMB
Works remotely? YES
Initial Session: 15 minutes, complementary
For whom will this be a good fit? I am interested in working with anyone interested in accessing the intelligence of their own "inner physician": anyone who needs gentle and skillful support for integrating adversity and deepening health.
Approach I bring profound training and deep life experience in bodywork from the perspectives of Manual Therapy and Physical Medicine in the European tradition, Cranio-sacral Therapy and Somato-emotional release, Visceral and Neural Manipulation, Lymph Drainage Therapy, BREEMA, Dance Medicine&Science, Yoga and Dancing. I bring a lifetime love and appreciation of the infinite authenticity of Bodywork as Medicine, an integrative healing approach to promoting health and treating different pathological conditions. I am a lifetime learner– in fact, I can never stop learning, as the human body, my colleagues, and my patients and clients are always teaching me.