LESLIE ST. JOHN, MFA/RYT - 300hr.
A poet, yogi, and teacher, Leslie inspires creative expression, physical health, and self-love. She is creator of Prose and Poses and offers yoga and writing retreats at Sagrada Wellness on the central coast of California: She holds an MFA in poetry from Purdue University and is author of Beauty Like a Rope (Word Palace Press). Her poetry and creative nonfiction have appeared in Elephant Journal, , Apersus Quartery, Crab Orchard Review, Florida Review, Indiana Review, Oxford American, Pinch, Rebelle Society, and Verse Daily. She teaches English at Cal Poly, where she facilitated the publication of Unveiling Self: A Collection of Student Memoirs. A 300hr RYT, she has studied with Tias Little, Noah Maze, and Rocky Heron. She teaches weekly foundation and vinyasa classes at Smiling Dog Yoga. You can find her writing at a café, hunting vintage shops, or hiking with her dog in hills of San Luis Obispo.