Elsa graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Physical Therapy. She furthered her education through Nova Southeastern University obtaining her post professional Master’s degree. Elsa has attended physical therapy PhD classes with advanced training in orthopedic manual techniques. She has taught manual therapy and exercise regimes to students throughout the world. In Lakeland; she has focused her expertise and extensive clinical education in the pool environment; using the special healing properties of water to achieve amazing results with conditions often not successful on land.
In 2017 Elsa has launched a unique program of BIOEXERCISE: combining fun, aquatic fitness and Mental acuity training. Elsa is the only PT in the state of Florida with multiple aquatic certifications. Her clients include children through advanced age adults, as well as the wounded warrior population. Elsa is proud to be part of Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine, Polk County’s first free clinic since 2001. In her spare time, she is a master gardener and certified contract bridge teacher and director.