Leonie is a loving mother, author and founder of Yoga Mamata.
After her marriage suddenly ended, leaving her a single mother, she turned to her yoga practice for guidance. For over 15 years, Leonie has been practising Hatha yoga. This path took her on a life-changing journey as she bought her first business YogaBugs in 2010 in Sydney’s east and became a qualified yoga teacher in 2011.
In 2012 Leonie combined her degree majoring in psychology and passion to keep families connected to create Yoga Mamata where yoga and mindfulness programs and retreats for mums, kids and families is offered. Yoga Mamata believes in creating a connected, compassionate community of like-minded families that are committed to making a difference in this overstimulated world.
Leonie wrote "Mother Om – Connect with yourself and your child in one mindful moment a day" hoping to motivate, inspire and empower other mothers who find motherhood stressful. Written from her heart, Leonie shares meditations and mindfulness tips o n how to be a connected, content and calm mother.
Leonie has been interviewed and featured on Studio Bambini, The Carousel, The Parenting Files, Bondi Beauty, Mama Sylista, Body Beyond Baby, Happy Parenting, The Daily Telegraph, The Manly Daily, The Courier, Smooth FM and Smart Healthy Women.
“Mother Om” is available to purchase for AU $24.95 at