Booker, Leslie

Leslie Booker, (who likes to be called Booker) brings her heart and wisdom to the intersection of Dharma, Embodied Wisdom, and Activism. She has presented at Mind & Life Institute’s International Symposium, Fetzer Institute, Contemplative Minds in Higher Education, and Mindfulness in America conferences, and as a guest lecturer at the University of Virginia,
Columbia University Teacher’s College, Pitzer, and Vassar Colleges, and CUNY Law. She often speaks on the need to expand our vision around culturally responsive teachings, and changing the paradigm of self and community care. Booker is a co-author of Best Practices for Yoga in a Criminal Justice Setting, a contributor to Georgetown Law’s report on Gender and Trauma, and YOGA: The Secret of Life. She has trained at Spirit Rock Meditation Center since 2012, and will complete the Spirit Rock 4 year Residential Retreat Teacher Training in 2020.

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