|Leslie Bradley, Director of Blue Spruce Yoga, has taught yoga in the Iyengar tradition since 1985. She is certified at the Senior Intermediate level and is a recommending teacher in the certification process. She has been an assessor in the teacher certification process for almost two decades. She served as Certification Chair for the United States from 2014-2017. She has made many trips to Pune, India to study directly with the Iyengars. She completed 20 years of training teachers in the Iyengar method in 2019.
Leslie was chosen as one of 70 women from 18 countries to attend the Women's Intensive with Geeta Iyengar, learning much about the application of yoga to women's specific needs. She studies with senior teachers in America on a regular basis. She has served as President, Vice President, and Secretary of IMIYA, the regional Iyengar association.
Leslie started yoga for the joy of the physical postures. Over the years of practice and study, she has found yoga philosophy to be a source of great comfort, inspiration and wisdom. B.K.S. Iyengar is of an ancient and respected lineage in the yoga tradition, and Leslie is grateful to have all the wisdom of her teachers and their teachers to inform her practice and teaching. She is also grateful to have the opportunity to share what she can with her students.