Meet Les


Les, formerly of Yoga Tree San Francisco & Yoga Barn Bali is one of the most worldwide beloved yoga teachers.

Having trained with Ana Forrest, Tias Little, Seane Corn & Max Strom, Les’ vinyasa classes & workshops are steeped in the Forrest tradition & filled with technique & alignment cues for all levels. Variations & longer sequences will also challenge & inspire seasoned practitioners.

You will have the opportunity to heal your heart, laugh, cry, dance, sweat & just let go.

Les teaches classes, workshops trainings & retreats around the world & is also the author of his book Two Lifestyles, One Lifetime.

“What I’m teaching comes from my studies and how I incorporate that into my body & my spirit. My voice should only be a guide for you to explore your own body & spirit & the voice of your spirit will speak to you more clearly than anything I would ever have to say. It could be the most amazing thing that’s ever happened in your entire life. Who wants to miss that?” — Les

Les Yoga

Les’career highlights:

The following information provides an overview as to some of Les’ incredible achievements:

  • Having taught privates, small and large groups at exclusive hotels, including Ayana in Bali and Four Seasons in Maldives.

  • Being featured in and written many articles for Yoga Journal and Origins magazines and taught at many international yoga conferences and festivals including, Yoga Journal, Wanderlust USA, Australia & New Zealand, Bali Spirit for 5 years, Midwest Vinyasa Yoga Conference.

  • Writing a book, “Two Lifestyles – One Lifetime”, which has helped many yogis navigating addictions, traumas and abuse.

  • Teaching Yoga classes, workshops, retreats and 200, 300- & 500-hour trainings for 14 years, worldwide.

  • 1000’s of hours of yoga trainings with Ana Forrest, Sean Corne, Max Strom, Tias Little, Rodney Yee, Shiva Rea.

Specialises in:

  • Forrest Yoga
  • Yoga for addiction and healing
  • Teacher Training and Specialized Programs

Languages spoken:

  • English


  • “Les’ courageous introspection, unabashed honesty, and playful with breathe new life into age-old yoga philosophy. He shares the teachings with authenticity and wisdom, the likes of which can only arise from intimate experiences, suffering, joy, desperation, hope, fall from grace, and redemption.”

    Les – Testimonial

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