AUGUST 22-25, 2019

Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health

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Leslie Booker is a facilitator, trainer, public speaker, consultant and yoga teacher. As the Director of Trainings for the Lineage Project, she has shared the practices of yoga and mindfulness to incarcerated youth and underserved communities since 2007. Booker facilitated an intervention of Mindfulness and Cognitive Based Therapy, on Riker's Island from 2009-2011 through New York University, and has taught with the Prison Yoga Project in San Quentin Prison in Northern California. Co-founding the Yoga Service Council in 2010, Booker has continued to find ways to support the sustainability of those on the front lines and in direct service through co-creating the Meditation Working Group of Occupy Wall Street, monthly Yoga for ChangeMakers workshops and retreats, and diversity trainings for yoga teachers incited by Third Root’s Education Exchange.


Yoga Teacher Training

• 200 hour in Prana Yoga with Dr.
   Jeff Migdow and Priti Robyn

   Ross, New York Open Center,


• 20 hour in Prenatal with Janice

   Clarfield of Urban Yoga

   (Vancouver) at New York Open

   Center, NYC

• 500 hour in Mindful Yoga and

   Meditation at Spirit Rock,

   Woodacre, California with Phillip

   Moffitt, Anne Cushman, Anna

   Douglas, Mark Coleman, Janice

   Gates and Jill Satterfield



Trauma-informed Mindful Yoga and Meditation


Teaching Locations

 • Director of Trainings for the

   Lineage Project, NYC

 • Reciprocity Foundation, NYC

   Third Root, Brooklyn, NY

 • Meditation Retreats at Insight

   Meditation Society (Barre,

   Mass.) and Spirit Rock

    (Woodacre, Ca.)

 • Monthly Yoga for ChangeMakers

    workshops NYC

 • Engaged Mindfulness Institute

   (online Facilitator’s Training)


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