Dr Ela Manga is an integrated medical doctor, author, speaker, facilitator and a leading voice in the field of mind-body medicine and wellness in Southern Africa and abroad. Ela challenges her audience and is not afraid to bring a disruptive element to the conversation. She does this from a place of deep compassion and insight gained through interactions with her clients, continuous scientific research, and a deep knowledge of ancient wisdom.
Ela is a sought-after speaker, both locally and internationally, and has a revolutionary way of facilitating groups for profound transformation. She has worked with organisations such as Unilever, Deloitte, Avis, Absa, GiBs, RMB, Nedbank, Bain, Primedia, Hogan Lovell, KLM Empowered, L’Oreal, Xavant, Glucode, CIO Anywhere, Sumbandila Scholarship Trust, and Caleo Capital.
Ela is at the forefront of spreading the art and science of breathwork in Africa. She is the founder of Breathwork Africa, an organisation that offers training and support to breathwork practitioners across the African Continent and is committed to empowering individuals and communities with a simple tool for self-awareness and healing.
She is an expert in the field of energy management and burnout. Her first book BREATHE: Strategising Energy in the Age of Burnout, is fast becoming the go to guide for managing energy and optimising physical and mental health.