Leslie Booker

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Leslie Booker is director of teacher trainings for the Lineage Project where she brings awareness-based practices, like yoga and meditation to incarcerated and court involved youth. She is also the founder of Urban Sangha Project a collective that supports the sustainability of people in direct service and front-line ChangeMakers through mindful yoga, meditation and dialogue.

Booker began to support the empowerment of youth affected by incarceration through these practices in 2007, and has worked with several programs in New York City that serve LGBTQI teens and women in recovery. She is a graduate of the Mindful Yoga and Meditation Training (MYMT) at Spirit Rock and part of the MYMT teaching faculty for 2014-2015.

Booker is a regular presenter at conferences around the country and is committed to collaborations that support bridging the gap between embodied practices and grassroots activism.

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