Aug 17, 2020
Elsa Asher (they/them) is a practitioner and teacher of somatics and ritual with a specialty in healing developmental and intergenerational trauma. They are a registered biodynamic craniosacral therapist, life coach, doula, Koheneh (Hebrew ritual leader), and wilderness first responder.
Elsa holds a master’s of science degree in narrative medicine from Columbia University, a bachelor of arts in healing and humanities from Antioch University, and a certificate of Jewish studies from Machon Chana Institute. They’ve been an associate professor of narrative medicine at Columbia University and Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and presented workshops at various universities, conferences and organizations.
Elsa was born and grew up on Duwamish land, currently called Seattle, and lives on Lenape land, currently called Philadelphia. They are queer, non-binary, disabled, and mixed-class.
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