With over 30 years? experience in the fields of yoga and breath anatomy, Leslie Kaminoff is an internationally recognized yoga educator inspired by the tradition of T.K.V. Desikachar.
Leading anatomy and yoga methodology workshops for many of the top yoga associations, schools and training programs in the world, Kaminoff also is the founder of The Breathing Project, a non-profit educational corporation dedicated to the teaching of individualized, breath-centered yoga practice and education.
From October to June, Leslie Kaminoff can be found teaching his highly respected year-long courses in Yoga Anatomy at The Breathing Project in NYC. His courses are also available online to a worldwide audience at yogaanatomy.net. Currently there are 200 students from 27 countries participating in this growing online community.
While serving as Vice-President of Unity in Yoga, Leslie Kaminoff helped to organize international yoga conferences and was part of the ad-hoc committee that established national standards for yoga teacher training. Prior to the formation of The Yoga Alliance, Kaminoff was a strong voice in the ensuing national debate regarding the application of those certification standards. This dialogue resulted in the creation of e-Sutra, an influential e-mail list and blog that has an active worldwide membership, and IYEA (The Independent Yoga Educators of America).
In addition, co-authored with Amy Matthews, Leslie Kaminoff?s book Yoga Anatomy sold out its first print run of 19,000 within one month of its June 2007 release, and has been a top-selling yoga book on Amazon ever since. The book is in its 12th printing, and there are currently 300,000 copies in print. The newly-revised second edition of Yoga Anatomy was released on October 31, 2011.