Yoga Teacher Elena Brower | Age, Partner, Bio, & Net Worth

Elena Brower is a celebrity yoga instructor who has taught yoga since 1999. The yoga instructor started learning yoga in 1997, and after two years of practicing, she decided to help others through it. Since then, she has been actively giving yoga classes to the masses.

Besides this, Brower is also a successful writer. She has published three books, out of which her second book, Practice You, even became a best seller.

Her other books have also been teaching materials for many other events. Along with books, she also writes poems and has just published her poetry collection this May.

Biography & Wiki Quick Summary

Popular NameElena Brower
Real NameElena Brower
Date of birthOctober 13, 1970
Age53 years old
Place of birthUSA
Current ResidenceSanta Fe, New Mexico, USA
FatherNot disclosed
MotherJudi Brower
BrotherArnold Brower
SisterJonah Lyon
PartnerJames Benard
SonCory Nichols
OccupationYoga instructor, Author, Podcast host, 
Artist, Mentor, Humanitarian and
Net worthUnknown
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorGrey
Instagram idelenabrower
FacebookElena Brower

Elena Brower’s Net Worth

Brower has been involved in the fitness industry for a while now.

She has worked actively and passionately all these years and has conducted classes in many of the grand venues of the world, such as The Eiffel Tower, the Museum of Modern Arts, etc.

She is one of the celebrity yoga instructors in Hollywood and is also a profound author.

So, though she has yet to reveal her net worth, it is a no-brainer that she has more than enough income and net worth from all her engagements.

Elena Brower’s Family and Personal Life

Brower has not opened up about her upbringing.

So, there is no information about her birthplace or hometown, but she sometimes posts pictures of her mother, Judi, and her siblings.

While her brother, Arnold, is an event and architectural photographer, her sister, Jonah, is a personal chef.

Along with these details of her personal life, the yoga instructor has been vocal about her addiction issue.

In one of her interviews, she shared that she was addicted to marijuana and cigarettes.

Her addiction started when she was fifteen and continued till her thirties.

She became sober in 2015, two years before publishing her second book.

She did not share about her addiction for many years before her friends and colleagues, going through the same situation, gave her the courage to open up.

She would often get high after her son left for school but later decided to get sober as she realized her son needed a mother who was present and not high.

Despite losing her mother, she did not give up on her son and became sober.

Brower has a great bond with her family and also with friends. 

She even recently shaved her hair as one of her close friends had to shave her hair because of cancer.

Elena Brower’s Husband and Relationship

The co-author of Art of Attention is in a happy and healthy relationship with her husband.

She is married to the talented artist James Benard, who also runs the branding agency named Breanrd Creative.

The two met each other in 2014 and have been together ever since.

They often go on vacations to different places together, and Breanard posts many pictures with his significant other.

Before, Breanrd, Brower was previously in a relationship.

She has not shared the details of her former partner but has shared that she has a son from her previous relationship.


Brower earned her high school degree from Santa Susana High School in Simi Valley, California.

Once she completed high school, she enrolled in Cornell University, where she got a bachelor’s degree in science, textiles, and apparel.

Career in Yoga and a Writer

YearCareer MilestoneCompany
1996Textile StylistBurlington Industries
1999Yoga InstructorStarz Entertainment
1999Global Yoga TrainerAdidas
2002Founder of Virayoga StudioVirayoga Studio
2013Global Team LeaderdoTERRA International, LLC
2018Host of Practice You PodcastPractice You Podcast
2022Contract AuthorSound True, The Huffington Post, Mantra, Yoga Journal, etc.

Brower started working professionally as a textile and apparel designer after graduating.

She worked for Burlington Industries for four years until 1996 as a textile stylist before working in other places.

After decades of designing, she started learning yoga in 1997 and began her career as a yoga instructor in 1999.

Her first official job as a yoga instructor was with Starz Entertainment, where she worked for three years.

She left her job there to join Adidas and became its global yoga trainer.

The same year she joined Adidas, she joined as a yoga instructor.

Though she does not work for Adidas now, she still works for

While still working for other establishments, Brower also started her establishments.

She founded the Virayoga Studio in 2002, which she ran till 2014.

Her passion for teaching yoga and promoting a healthy lifestyle brought her a lot of opportunities.

In 2013, she became the global team leader of doTERRA International, LLC.

She also became the host of the Practice You Podcast in 2018.

Besides this, Brower also started her career as an author. 

She has written three books so far. 

Her book Practice You even became a best seller.

Along with her books, she has even co-written many other popular books such as Art of Attention, Better Apart, etc.

She also works as a contract author for Sound True and has written for big establishments such as The Huffington Post, Mantra, Yoga Journal, etc.

Brower has built an extraordinary career for herself as a yoga instructor, bestselling author, podcast host, and even poet.

She has also built her name in the American Yoga industry like Kathryn Budig, Baron Baptiste, and Kia Miller.


In 2014, a licensed acupuncturist named Tatum Fjerstad wrote an open letter to Brower.

In the letter, she shared that she once worked under a yoga instructor.

She accused Brower of using her as a prop.

In her letter, she shared how she had an anxiety attack, and instead of comforting her, Brower yelled at her.

She added that Brower yelled at her in front of thirty-plus women because she was not giving attention to Brower because of her anxiety attack.

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