Leslie Paddock
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Leslie Paddock

Leslie enjoys teaching energetic and mindfully-sequenced vinyasa

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Leslie enjoys teaching energetic and mindfully-sequenced vinyasa flows as is detail-oriented and anatomy-based. She weaves in lessons learned on the mat into the rest of life to create a well-rounded practice to nourish mind, body, and spirit. Leslie values cultivating a safe space in which consent is paramount, making classes accessible to each student’s individual anatomy through empowering students to learn and listen to their bodies and through creative use of props and cues.

She became a very devoted yoga student in 2013, and started her teaching journey being mentored under Cindy Lunsford, Julie Bell, and Baron Baptiste. Through this journey, she has learned Yoga is an ongoing process rather than a final product, with many steps and obstacles along the way;  uncovered strengths, learning to face insecurities head on, and discovering what is meaningful about life while letting go of attachments. Yoga has given Leslie the confidence and the ability to courageously lead herself and others in a way that she never imagined possible.

Prior to her teaching, she started her passion as a mental health advocate. She now manages a group home & provides behavior health, medical, and overall support to people with a mental health illness as an Assistant Residential Manager QIDP. The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. Leslie strives to make a bigger impact on the lives and health of her students with a more holistic and science-based approach. On her free time she is with her three rescue dogs on a trail walk. Follow them on instagram @wolfpack_yoga