Reiki translates to “Universal Life Energy” in Japanese. During a Reiki treatment healing energy is brought through the practitioner’s hands, which are placed in specific positions on the client’s body to stimulate the innate self-healing process to move blocked or stuck energy in the body. A deep sense of relaxation, reduction in stress and sense of feeling balanced are experienced. Body, mind and spirit are rejuvenated and move toward healing and restoration, leaving the client with a serene sense of well-being, clarity and a renewed purpose in areas they felt stuck in the past. These sessions are very calming and can assist and support the release of outdated patterns, and create a stronger connection to life. An overall sense of balance can be felt in the body, mind and heart as energy begins to flow more freely.

During a session and sometimes up to a couple of days after a session, clients may find themselves in a cleansing process, leading to an emotional release and physically removing toxins from the body. It is important to drink plenty of water and rest after a session.

Please wear comfortable clothing to the session and be open to receive.


Ella Isakov discovered yoga over a decade ago while living and working as a teacher in Japan. Upon returning in 2007, she completed her teacher training at Downward Dog Yoga Centre where she continues to practice under the guidance of Ron Reid and other Mysore teachers. Ella also received certifications from Maty Ezraty and Chuck Miller, restorative yoga teacher training with Judith Lasater, advanced teacher training with Ana Forrest, and she is a Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist. Ella is also grateful for the wisdom of Seane Corn, Suzanne Sterling and Rod Stryker.<br>
Ella feels that yoga found her and is incredibly grateful for the beautiful gifts she continuously discovers and cultivates on her journey that guides her through the ebb and flow of life. Her passion and purpose in life has always been to inspire others to uncover their inner knowing and light within. Ella provides a warm and attentive environment, giving special attention to individual needs and empowering students to go within and move to their edges through breath and movement. Her classes are challenging yet inclusive, exploring sequencing and themes to grow and cultivate inner wisdom and connection between body, mind and spirit.<br>
Ella established a children’s yoga company, Stellar Kids Yoga and Prana Retreats, where she leads wellness retreats. She is also a published writer and the editor for the Parvati on-line magazine. To find out more about Ella check out
Ella Isakov


60 mins - $100 + HST or 3 sessions for $250

Ella discovered Reiki in 2008 when she was exploring different healing modalities to get through a challenging time.  After her first Reiki session, she was intrigued by the lightness, clarity in mind, and greater connection to her body she felt. The effects continued for several days after the sessions, and the awareness of the benefits on a subtler level grew stronger with every session.

Ella saw how Reiki combined with yoga or yoga therapy could benefit her clients, so she got her Level 1 and 2 certifications.  Since then she has noticed how much Reiki adds to her sessions with clients.  Clients speak of greater calm and ease, awareness of their body on a subtle level, and feeling energized to get things done post-session.  Along with the benefit of general well-being, Ella has also seen greater healing and ease of pain with people with injuries and chronic pain.

Ella strongly feels that Reiki is a wonderful compliment to a yoga practice to gain greater awareness and connection between body, heart and mind.

The above rates do not include HST. Payment must be made upon reservation. There are no refunds for cancellations made within 24hrs of your booking, without exception. For cancellations made at least 24hours in advance, refunds are subject to a 50% administration fee, or a credit can applied to your Downward Dog account at no charge.