Lekshe Chodron is a trained mindfulness teacher, qualified yoga teacher and Reiki Master Practitioner. She skilfully weaves her wide-ranging experience and passion for these various traditions into easy-to-understand wellness workshops and retreats, mindfulness courses, Reiki sessions and yoga for children and adults of all abilities and requirements. This includes staff and students (from the age of three) at early learning centres, in schools, colleges, tertiary institutions and adult learning centres. She also teaches to staff at a hospice, outpatients and patients very close to death in the hospital wing at the hospice. As well as working with community groups, she runs her own studio offering private sessions.
Lekshe supports clients and students in their wellness journey via a number of modalities including Hatha yoga, Yin yoga, children's yoga, breathing techniques, relaxation and mindfulness practices, shiatsu massage, reflexology, Reiki, yoga therapy and support with holistic lifestyle choices. She works with people of a large age range and varied physical and mental well-being including adults with grief, anxiety, depression, cancer, suicide and other life-threatening illnesses and children with ADHD.
Lekshe has worked in England, Canada and New Zealand and has regularly practiced, studied and attended retreats since 2000.
Certified Children’s Yoga Teacher Training 2012
Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School certified 500 hours Teacher Training 2013 - 2018.
Yin Yoga, Yoga Alliance certified 115 hours in Functional Anatomy, 7 Archetypal Yin Poses, Target Practice, Pranayama, Rebounds, Chakras and Assisted Yin 2017 - 2019.
Studied under both Tibetan and Western teachers and attended a 3-year programme that ran from 2005-2007 aimed at qualifying students to teach.
Advanced study and retreat for 5 months in Canada 2019 - 2020.
Usui Shiki Ryoho, First Degree 2005, Second Degree 2010, Advanced Degree, 2012.
“It was a great experience and Lekshe is absolutely fabulous. She passed on her incredible knowledge in a very effective way and her passion showed in everything she taught the group. She is a real asset to your school and it has been a privilege to be her student.”
“Lekshe is a kind and warm tutor who is passionate about mindfulness and the ways in which it can help people. Her patient and genuine nature are an asset to the college.”
“Lekshe is a very positive tutor who creates a great environment for learning. I look forward to the classes.”
“Lekshe is a very clear instructor with excellent knowledge.”
“Thank you Lekshe for your openness, passion, humour, vitality and generosity.”
“Lekshe was fab as always!”