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Lesley Desaulniers, Gifted storyteller, inspirational leader, and yoga teacher

Lesley Desaulniers, named one of San Francisco's leading yoga teachers by Mantra magazine and featured in Origin magazine‘s "Leaders Who Inspire," is known for her energizing and soulful yoga classes.

She has been studying yoga and meditation since 1996 and was a resident of the Ananda Ashram in New York in her early twenties, where she intensively studied Sanskrit, meditation, philosophy, yoga, and chanting. Later earning certification from master teachers Sharon Gannon and David Life, she began teaching at Jivamukti Yoga in downtown Manhattan, where she returns often to lead workshops and trainings.

Her classes and retreats at premier yoga destinations throughout the year are imbued with a rare blend of sweaty vinyasa, scholarly study, spiritual awareness, and good humor. Lesley has been an ambassador for Lululemon and Athleta, and has been featured in the magazines GOOD, New York, Origin, and Fit Yoga.

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Upcoming Program

Health & Wellness
Deep Dive
August 28 - 30, 2020
Renew yourself completely—body, mind, and spirit—in a comprehensive immersion in the fluid and aligning experience of yoga. Join renowned yoga teacher Lesley Desaulniers to explore the many yoga practices that bring vitality, clarity, and peace. Experience joyful and healing movement, supportive connection, and total transformative inner work. Return home with full coherence in your energy, heightened joy, a sense of sharpened focus, and an empowered confidence in daily life.

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