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About Us

Elyse Briggs, NCTMB, LMT, ERYT-500

Elyse is Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, a Licensed Massage Therapist, a registered THAI Therapist and a certified and nationally registered teacher of massage therapy for twenty years. Elyse has a private practice and is the owner of Yoga at the Village in Glendale, California.

Beth S. Marcus, M.D.

Dr. Marcus is a Family Doctor with Descanso Family Practice in Glendale, California and has been practicing in the Foothill area for 18 years. She completed a fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and treats patients of all ages with a special interest in adolescents, women’s health, prevention and nutrition.

Jeffrey M. Ring, Ph.D.

Dr. Ring is the Director of Behavioral Sciences for the Family Medicine Residency Program at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. He teaches doctor-patient communication and mind-body medicine. Dr. Ring is the first author of the Curriculum for Culturally Responsive Health Care: The Step by Step Guide for Cultural Competence Training (Radcliffe Press, 2008). Contact Dr. Ring 323-226-1100.

Kris Sanders, RYT-500, ERYT 200

Kris Sanders is a producer at Reel Ideas. She completed her Teacher Training at Yoga at the Village and received her certification in Hatha yoga. She has a therapeutic approach to yoga and specializes in working with those who have special needs.

Jim Sanders, Reel Ideas Media Production

Jim Sanders is the owner of Reel Ideas Media Production and brings over 25 years of award-winning experience to Stretch In Time's unique fitness productions. Sanders' original docu-instructional format for the Stretch In Time DVD series won a recent Telly Award for excellence, acknowledging his creative style and professional contribution to producing this effective program.