Jelena Borovac

A Woman, a Traveller, a Sunny Soul Happiest at Sea

Jelena Annapurna is a Yoga and Pilates Teacher, and a Holistic massage Therapist.
A Croatian native, she is currently living and teaching in studios in northern Italy.

She started by taking dance classes at young age, went to stages around Europe, then she graduated as a professional dancer at “M.A.S” Academy in Milan, studying mainly ballet, modern and contemporary.

Having herself always collaborated with massage therapists as a great way to restore the body after hours of daily training, she deicide to become one. She completed a two-year study program at “Sthenos academy for Natural Biosciences” in Milan, becoming a certified Holistic therapist, today offering a wide variety of massage treatments.

Then came the approach to Yoga, back on a retreat in Spain in 2015 and it didn’t take much before she headed for an intensive teacher training (RYT200h) in Azusa, California, with Pedro Aumkar and Dalia Haas. Daily meditation classes were also held and taught at the Buddhist Dhammakaya center. In 2021 with the intent to enhance her expertise and be able to offer more, she went for the additional (RYT250h) training at “Samadhi” Yoga Centre based in Florence, Italy.

Jelena is also a certified and experienced Pilates method instructor, specialized in the Matwork part and use of small props. She holds great knowledge in human anatomy and can assist with individual classes for Pilates as a rehabilitation process.

Her movement sequences are characterized by flow and breathwork, and she can teach in English, Italian, and Croatian language. Available for international experiences.

Certifications acquired

• Pilates (Matwork and small props)
• Yoga & Meditation (Hatha, Vinyasa)
• Holistic massage therapist (De-stress, Reflexology, Deep tissue)