Good Ground Yoga grew out of Leslie’s belief that optimal health and well-being should be a right and not a privilege. “Our mission is to be a catalyst for positive change in the world, one person at a time, and to help people find their truth and live in a way that makes them proud.”
Leslie Pearlman, founder and director of Good Ground Yoga, is a certified Forrest Yoga teacher with more than 20 years teaching experience. She is widely known for her radiant energy as well as her compassion, support, humor and warmth. Leslie has the unique ability to help her students reach their personal best and go deep without compromising form and integrity. She has taught thousands of students in New York City and the Hamptons and conducts workshops nationally and internationally. Leslie is currently training to become a Forrest Yoga Mentor Teacher and Guardian. There are less than 20 teachers world wide who have been given the honor of guarding the legacy of Forrest Yoga.
Prior to teaching yoga full-time, Leslie was an attorney at Brooklyn Legal Services where she provided legal assistance to domestic violence survivors. It was through this work that Leslie saw the connection between personal empowerment and self-healing. This link is at the heart of Leslie’s teaching. She has a deep conviction that yoga can help you observe how you’re treating yourself and those around you. Leslie understands how to use yoga therapeutically and is creative in developing modifications for all her students. Her classes move people deeply. Leslie has the uncanny ability to see where students are blocked and help them move forward and heal. www.goodgroundyoga.com