Leanne Whiting

Portrait of Leanne Whiting

Leanne Whiting is an educator, author, facilitator, and mother renowned for her creative and playful methods of teaching through story. Leanne is the founder of Grow A Lotus Yoga, a school dedicated to embodying the practices of yoga through movement, mindfulness, and empathy. She has developed Getting to the Heart of the Matter (Engaging in Compassionate Conversations) a leadership development program for self-awareness and empathic communication to help individuals and organizations navigate challenging conversations. Leanne is the author of Be Like A Tree, a children’s yoga book and resource for families and teachers. The book has yoga illustrations woven throughout the story to foster movement through story with a sense of playfulness and connection to nature, while building self-awareness, confidence and empathy. Leanne is a Master’s of Education student at St. Francis Xavier University where she is developing her thesis on the experiences of yoga in the elementary classroom.


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February 12, 2021