Originally from Tucson, Arizona, Leslie began practicing yoga in earnest shortly after moving to Memphis in 2004. She has been teaching since completing the Midtown Yoga Teacher Training program in 2007. Her teaching style is compassionate and thoughtful, but can be challenging. In her classes Leslie encourages her students to explore both the physical power and the transformative potential of yoga. She endeavors to develop mindfulness, confidence, and compassion through an emphasis on the breath, heart, and body alignment. A lifelong athlete, Leslie grew up riding horses and ran track at the University of Arizona. She continues growing as a teacher and yogini by attending advanced workshops with such teachers as Rod Stryker, Chris Coniaris, Brenna Geehan, and Jennifer Brilliant.
Leslie instructs the following:
- Yoga for Life
This class explores both the physical power and transformative potential of yoga, and encourages students to develop mindfulness, confidence and compassion through an emphasis on the breath, heart and body alignment. Open level.