Leena Miller Cressman
Leena fell in love with yoga at age thirteen and has been sharing her passion for yoga in Kitchener-Waterloo since 2008. Co-directing QSY since 2012, her vision is for the studio to be a space that supports practice, grows community, and helps people cultivate more vibrant lives.
Leena's teaching blends functional and dynamic movement, strength building (even in muscles you didn't know you had!), careful alignment, and mindful breathing and relaxation. She believes yoga practice can help us befriend our bodies and cultivate more calmness and compassion on and off the mat.
One of Leena's passions is building a rich learning community and training new teachers through QSY's Yoga Teacher Training Programs. Leena is registered with the Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT-500 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher). Leena has completed over 1,000 hours of training in Anusara Yoga and other alignment-based and vinyasa styles, functional anatomy, Ayurveda, and teaching pedagogy. Recently she has been training in the Mindful Strength approach with Kathryn Bruni-Young. Leena is grateful for her many mentors, including Christi-an Slomka, Meaghan Johnson, Darren Rhodes, Matthew Remski, and her co-teachers at QSY.
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