Jill Leslie has studied with the world’s foremost teachers, scholars and visionaries in the world of mind-body health. Immersed in the healing arts for nearly 30 years, Jill draws from a deep well of wisdom and life experience. Jill has worked with a wide range of people from the chronically ill within clinical settings to yoga studios and health clubs. She expertly weaves together the traditions of yoga and ayurveda, specializing in nutrition and herbal medicine to create an integrated approach to living in the 21st century.
Jill’s background is in Classical Ayurveda, a student of Yash Mannur at Shubham Ayurveda’s Advanced Studies Program, a Certified Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor from Jay Apte’s Kerala Ayurveda, and was awarded an Ayurveda & Aromatherapy Certification from Dhyana Therapeutics, where she completed a year long internship with Deanna Batdorff. Jill is a Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher and earned a certification in Jyotish (Vedic Astrology) from her beloved teacher Hart De Fouw.
Jill is the founder of The Living Ayurveda Symposium & Marketplace and Kitchen Alchemy, an Ayurvedic herbal confection business. Kitchen Alchemy is a natural extension of Jill’s love of sweets, passion for herbal medicine and nutrition. When she learned the adage of Ayurveda, “Let your Food Be Your Medicine” she put on her apron and said, “Let Your Medicine Be Delicious.”
Jill Leslie sees clients in Northern California and via phone and Skype.