Leah Richards

Sugar Grove, IL
United States
Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

2 Reviews

Leah Richards is a 200 hour certified yoga instructor and a trained Reiki Practitioner. Her yoga certification is in Power Flow Yoga from Corepower Yoga and she got her Reiki training through Sandra Coyner. Leah currently teaches four different styles of yoga: vinyasa flow yoga, power flow yoga, restorative yoga, and yin yoga. And, Leah teaches at 8 locations around the Chicagoland area in Kane & Dekalb County. She is a Northern Illinois University Alumni with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and is Waubonsee Community College Alumni with a certification in Massage Therapy. Leah's mission is to make yoga accessible to all different shapes, sizes, and ages. Being plus-size and living with a few medical conditions (Hashimoto's disease, Narcolepsy, Fibromyalgia, and a severe vitamin d defiency) , she understands and respects everyone's level of practice is different and offers many different variations of the different poses so everyone is successful in class. Leah would be honored to help guide you through your yoga journey and she cannot wait to help you experience all the benefits of yoga. Peace, Love, & Namaste


Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

2 Reviews

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Very Friendly
More Hands off
Frequent Adjustments
New Teacher
Very Experienced
On the Wild Side
Safety Oriented
Body Focused
Very Spiritual


Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
Relaxing teacher

Love learning from Leah, her carefree attitude and charisma are contagious. She has a relaxed style of teaching which provides a wonderful class.

Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

Leah is AWESOME! I began taking her Plus Size Yoga class in 2014 after my regular yoga teacher was on maternity leave. Leah is the sweetest person you will ever meet. Her class sequences along with music are super creative! She will push you mentally and physically, and then wind you down and bring you back to your body for a beautiful Savasana.


I will warn you that her class is more of a Vinyasa flow, HOWEVER, she offers TONS of modifications! So I am super confident that you will have NO problem completing the class regardless of your fitness level..

She is super friendly, so if you have questions about certain poses or modifications and feel more comfortable to talk 1 on 1, she will always kindly stay after to help.

Leah is a FABULOUS teacher! Whether your a Plus Size yogi or not, you've gotta check out one of her classes!