Ellen began teaching group exercise while in college and never stopped, teaching all over the globe for Club Med, Crunch Gym in Los Angeles and NYC, Corporate America, the Kripalu Center and eventually at her own studio in Connecticut. Weight Watcher's hired Ellen as their fitness walking spokeswoman. Lifetime TV selected Ellen as their resident Fit Pro. Ellen currently resides in Connecticut with her husband and son. She travels extensively for workshops, retreats and media events.