What You’ll Learn
Hear firsthand experiences of how Booker works with the challenges and obstacles of bringing mindfulness to system-involved youth
Explore how to integrate embodiment practices into work with at-risk youth
Dive into several embodiment practices and tips to help you and those you teach to prepare for mindfulness practice
About Leslie Booker
Leslie is a co-founder of the Yoga Service Council at Omega Institute, and the Meditation Working Group of Occupy Wall Street. She has spoken at Mind&Life Institute’s International Symposium, Contemplative Minds in Higher Education, and Mindfulness in Education conferences, as well as at universities across the country. Booker is a co-author of Best Practices for Yoga in a Criminal Justice Setting, a contributor to Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality’s report on Gender & Trauma, YOGA: The Secret of Life, and Sharon Salzberg's book Happiness at Work. Booker is on faculty with the Engaged Mindfulness Institute and Off the Mat Into the World. She is a graduate of Spirit Rock’s Mindful Yoga and Meditation training (2012), Community Dharma Leaders’ Training (2017), and will complete Spirit Rock’s Teacher Training in 2020.
You can learn more about Leslie on her website.
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