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Rye Business Owner Jennifer O’Connor Invited to Present At First Ever Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — February 26, 2018 — What do Buffet, Bloomberg and Blankfein have to do with Jennifer O’Connor, the owner of Élan Yoga in Rye? O’Connor shared the same stage with these powerful industry leaders at the first ever Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit (10KSB): The Big Power of Small Business. The inaugural summit, held on February 13 and 14, 2018 in Washington, DC, was the largest-ever gathering of small business owners in the US and was focused on charting a path to help small businesses grow and compete successfully.

Élan Yoga kicks off the year in LA!

Jennifer O'Connor, CEO of Élan Yoga & Élan Elite Inc, spoke at The Women's Leadership Academy on the topic of Entrepreneurial Success, Yoga and the Art of Self Care. The event was hosted by O'Melveney and Meyers LLP on February 10 and 11 at the Ritz Carlton in Southern California. She addressed a crowd of women lawyers about the importance of Self Care in the pursuit of entrepreneurial success.

Jennifer O'Connor Strikes a Different Pose at White House

From a serene studio at 15 Purchase Street, Élan Yoga has not only captured the hearts of the local community, but it has caught the eye of New York City and Washington, D.C. as well. Owner Jennifer O’Connor’s distinctive approach and solid business model led her to our capital last month.

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Élan Yoga selected by Goldman Sachs

We are proud to announce that Jennifer O'Connor, CEO of Élan Elite Inc and Élan Yoga, were selected from a rich pool of outstanding submissions from small business owners throughout the New York City greater metropolitan area to participate in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Initiative and Tory Burch Foundation Early Stage Program for Women. These outstanding women graduated on National Women’s Day alongside Tory Burch and the group is heading to the White House on May 23, 2016 for the first 'United State of Women Day' to represent female entrepreneurs.

Tory Burch Foundation
Élan Yoga wins Best of Westchester 2015

We are thrilled to announce that Élan Yoga has been selected by the editors of Westchester magazine as the best New Yoga Center.

Best of Westchester 2015
Élan Yoga in Rye City Review's Outstanding Women of 2015

We are in good company next to the other Rye City Review's Outstanding Women of 2015! What an amazing honor to be profiled in the same issue as these dynamic women.

Rye City Review
Élan Yoga in the YOGASMOGA Community Blog

See how our owner, Jennifer O’Connor, demonstrates how Yoga props can be used to develop a deeper understanding of the asana and help take out the struggle on the YOGASMOGA Community Blog.

Beautiful New Yoga Studio Opens in Rye - Rye's Hamlet Hub
The following is an excerpt of an article 'Beautiful New Yoga Studio Opens in Rye'. To read more click the link following the excerpt.

We are so lucky to live here in Rye for so many reasons. One perk is the variety of workout options available. With so many options, it can be difficult to find something special. Well, this past weekend, at the end of the Hanover House arcade (the row of shops that begins with Arcade Books), I found something truly special: Elan Yoga.

Beautiful New Yoga Studio Opens in Rye, Rye's Hamlet Hub, March 24, 2015
The Yogi of Chianti
The following is an excerpt of an blog article 'The Yogi of Chianti'. To read more click the link following the excerpt.

There are good days and then there are bad days. Then there are days that you make good, whether that's because they started bad or because you wanted them to be good or because what you did simply made them good. Confused? Don't be. Start the day with Yoga. Be lifted, be inspired, and have a good day. ...

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Jennifer O'Connor - 'Just Yoga' - The Rye Record
The following is an excerpt of an article 'Just Yoga' featuring Jennifer. To read more click the link following the excerpt.

How refreshing to discover that a unique business is opening on Purchase Street. It's a new concept in town, yet it’s been around for thousands of years. Ther's no other place like it here, yet there are many followers in our midst. It didn't take much meditation before it dawned on health and wellness specialist Jennifer O'Connor to open a place dedicated solely to yoga.

Just Yoga, The Rye Record, January 17, 2015
Jennifer O'Connor - 'Where the Elite Meet' - The Rye Record
The following is an excerpt of an article 'Where the Elite Meet' featuring Jennifer. To read more click the link following the excerpt.

Jennifer O'Connor named her private health and fitness training business Élan Elite because she closely related to the definition of "Élan" -- vigorous spirit, panache, and enthusiasm. Add to that, entrepreneur extraordinaire, and you've got O'Connor to a T. Her career choice as a certified athletic trainer/health and wellness specialist was cemented ever since she was an adolescent. Growing up in Lake Ronkonkoma on Long Island, she recalled, "I played everything under the sun outside, but wasn't into organized sports."

Where the Elite Meet, The Rye Record, August 22, 2014