Name: Tessa Leon
Role: Facilitator, Training & Development Manager, and Co-Owner, Adelaide
Community, education and creativity are the passions that orbit Tessa’s life.
As a co-owner of Australia’s most influential yoga community, Tessa has spent the past 7 years studying, practicing and teaching the tools of self-awareness to thousands of people from all walks of life. Her commitment, as leader of the vibrant Adelaide studios, is to shine brighter light onto everyday life, through ancient teachings made relevant and accessible to today’s world.
Before yoga took centre stage, Tessa spent 15 years as an award-winning writer and performing artist, travelling to festivals around Australia and the world. Her artistry is still expressed now through the poetry of teaching and sharing learnt experience.
Spanning the past decade, she’s completed over 1000hrs of formal yoga industry certifications. Including studies in traditional hatha yoga, modern vinyasa, yin yoga, yogic literature and philosophy, buddhism, meditation, anatomy and advanced assisting. She acknowledges her most influential teachers; Duncan Peak, Sarah Powers, Annie Carpenter, Rod Stryker and the late Georg Feuerstein for the influences she carries today.
For Tessa, yoga is the connection to modern life through ancient wisdom and open-hearted community. Alongside the rest of the Power Living team, she’s honoured to offer, and engage in, this transformational practice with Adelaide.
Getting to know the crew:
What is your favourite word?
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What’s the best part of being in the PLAY community?
Being surrounded by shiny happy people!