Leslie Booker, a cofounder of the Yoga Service Council, brings her heart, wisdom, and compassion to the intersection of social justice, yoga, and mindfulness. She continues to find ways to support the sustainability of those on the front lines, offering lectures, workshops, and retreats across the country utilizing social justice principles along with embodied wisdom practices to bolster efforts in creating a just and sustainable world.
She has been sharing the practices of mindfulness and yoga to incarcerated and system-involved youth since 2007, currently serving as the Director of Trainings for Lineage Project, and brought mindful yoga and meditation to the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
Leslie Booker is on faculty with the Prison Mindfulness Institute, Spirit Rock’s Mindful Yoga and Meditation training, and Off the Mat, Into the World. She is a graduate of Spirit Rock’s Community Dharma Leaders’ Training.