Leslie Porter has been a part of the Santa Monica College Staff since 2005. She received her BA from the University of Oregon, three yoga certifications from various institutions in the styles of Forrest, Restorative, and Kundalini Yoga, and is well trained in Anusara Yoga; she is also certified in Pilates with Marie-Jose Blom Lawrence of Long Beach Dance Conditioning.
Leading classes, workshops, and retreats around California, her expertise in yoga and Pilates extends to the patients of physical therapy, psychology, and acupuncture professionals. Her classes are compassionate, supportive, healing, wise, deep, playful, relaxing, invigorating, sweaty, stress reducing, and community building with an emphasis on integrity and awareness in safe physical alignment. Teaching is one of Leslie's favorite things to do and she would love to share it with you.