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Leslie Kaminoff is a yoga educator inspired by the tradition of
TKV Desikachar, one of the world's foremost authorities on the
therapeutic uses of yoga. Leslie is the founder of The Breathing
Project, a New York City educational nonprofit organization dedicated to
the teaching of individualized breath-centered yoga.
An internationally recognized specialist with over 32 years’ experience
in the fields of yoga and breath anatomy, Kaminoff has led workshops for
many of the leading yoga associations, schools, and training programs in
the United States. He has also helped to organize international yoga
conferences and has actively participated in the ongoing national debate
regarding certification standards for yoga teachers.
Kaminoff has been a featured yoga expert in publications such as Yoga
Journal and the New York Times as well as online at WebMD,
FoxNews Online, and Health.com. He is the founder of the highly
respected international yoga blog eSutra, coauthor of the best-selling
first edition of Yoga Anatomy, and creator of Breath-Centered
Yogawith Leslie Kaminoff DVD and the highly successful
online course yogaanatomy.net. He resides in New York City and Great
Amy Matthews has been teaching movement since 1994. She is a
certified Laban movement analyst, a body–mind centering teacher, and an
infant developmental movement educator. She is registered with ISMETA
(International Somatic Movement Education & Therapy Association) as a
somatic movement therapist and an educator with IAYT (International
Association of Yoga Therapists) and has been registered with Yoga
Alliance as an E-500 RYT (experienced registered yoga teacher).
Amy coteaches the body–mind centering and yoga programs in Berkeley,
California, and New York City at the School for Body-Mind Centering. She
was on the faculty of the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies
for 10 years. Together Matthews and Kaminoff lead The Breathing
Project's advanced studies program for movement professionals committed
to extending their professional skills and knowledge.
Matthews integrates somatic practices and yoga in her private practice
as a movement educator, and she teaches embodied anatomy and movement
workshops for programs in the United States, Canada, Israel, Ireland,
England, Slovakia, Switzerland, and Japan. Matthews coauthored the first
edition of Yoga Anatomy. She currently resides in New York City.