YogaAnatomy.net

FAQ: About Us


About Us

YogaAnatomy.net & EmbodiedAnatomy.net form an online education community dedicated to providing world-class yoga anatomy training online.

We are proud to publish courses by Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews, experts in their field and co-authors of best-selling book, Yoga Anatomy.

We offer courses for new yoga teachers, experienced yoga teachers, and teacher training groups.

If you're interested in finding out more, please click "Courses" at the top of the page to explore all we have to offer.
Leslie Kaminoff is a yoga educator inspired by the tradition of T.K.V. Desikachar.

​He is an internationally recognized specialist with thirty-five years’ experience in the fields of yoga and breath anatomy. He leads anatomy and yoga methodology workshops for many of the leading yoga associations, schools and training programs in the world.

Leslie’s book Yoga Anatomy, co-authored with Amy Matthews, sold out its first print run of 19,000 within one month of its June 2007 release, and has been a top-selling yoga book on Amazon ever since. The book is in its 12th printing, and there are currently 300,000 copies in print. The newly-revised second edition of Yoga Anatomy was released on October 31, 2011.

Leslie is the founder of The Breathing Project, an educational non-profit corporation dedicated to the teaching of individualized, breath-centered yoga practice and education.

Leslie travels internationally to teach at conferences and workshops, and you can study with him in-depth with his personally mentored trainings online at YogaAnatomy.net.

Amy Matthews, CMA, IDME, BMC Teacher, RSMT/RSME has been teaching movement since 1994.

She is a Certified Laban Movement Analyst, a Body-Mind Centering® Teacher, an Infant Developmental Movement Educator, and a yoga therapist and yoga teacher.

Amy is co-director of Babies Project in New York City with Sarah Barnaby.

Amy leads the Embodied Developmental Movement and Yoga and the Embodied Anatomy and Yoga BMC® programs in the United States. She co-taught with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen in Berkeley, CA for five years and was on the faculty of the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies for ten years. She has taught embodied anatomy and movement workshops for programs in New York, Philadelphia, Berkeley, and Nebraska, and internationally in Canada, Switzerland, Ireland, England, Israel, Slovakia and Japan.

Amy co-authored with Leslie Kaminoff the best-selling book Yoga Anatomy. You can study with her personally online at EmbodiedAnatomy.net, or in the YogaAnatomy.net Fundamentals Course, which she co-teaches with Leslie Kaminoff.

Amy also works privately as a movement therapist and yoga teacher, integrating Laban Movement Analysis, Bartenieff Fundamentals, yoga, Body-Mind Centering® and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF).

Amy is certified as a yoga teacher by Yoga Union and Heart of Yoga, and as a Motherhand Shiatsu practitioner. She is registered with ISMETA as a Somatic Movement Therapist and Educator, with IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists) and with Yoga Alliance as an E-500 RYT (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher).

Amy has studied with a range of inspiring teachers: dissection workshops with Gil Hedley, neuro-muscular reeducation with Irene Dowd, Body-Mind Centering with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, full-contact karate with Michelle Gay, and yoga with Alison West, Mark Whitwell, Genny Kapular and Kevin Gardiner.
nullKelsey Kaufman
YA.net Director

Wondering how Leslie & Amy's work came to be online? Kelsey was lucky enough to be a student of Amy & Leslie's when she lived in NYC. She missed this kind of study so much when she moved to Colorado that she switched careers and now makes the behind-the-scenes magic happen so Leslie & Amy can connect with their students all over the world.

nullAmy Siebert
YA.net Support

Can't figure out how to download something? Forgot your password? Ask Amy. Amy is that friend you call when you need help pulling off a surprise party, cooking an incredible feast for 50 guests, fixing a flat tire... fill in the blank. She can do it all, and she'll be your new favorite "Gal Friday" in no time.

nullTi Blair
YogaAnatomy.net Homework Coach

Ti is a former gym-rat who turned to yoga for rehabilitation and found her life changing before her eyes. She now teaches yoga, fitness, and meditation to preschoolers, seniors, veterans, police officers, and curious students of all stripes. Ti's credentials include: E-RYT500, YACEP, Larry Payne's "Prime of Life" program, "Yoga Warriors International", and a Gil Hedley somonaut, and homework coach for Leslie's YogaAnatomy.net Principles Course online.

nullSarah Barnaby
EmbodiedAnatomy.net Homework Coach

Sarah teaches yoga, anatomy and developmental movement in NYC in group classes and private sessions. She has studied extensively with Amy Matthews and Leslie Kaminoff, and co-directs Babies Project in NYC with Amy. Sarah wears many hats, teaching group and private yoga, and hosting "Geek Nights" at BP, acting as the homework coach at EmbodiedAnatomy.net, and even web programming. Sarah is certified as a Somatic Movement Educator as well as an Infant Developmental Movement Educator through the School for Body-Mind Centering. She is also certified in Embodied Developmental Movement and Yoga and Embodied Anatomy and Yoga, which are Body-Mind Centering® programs that teach developmental movement principles and an embodied approach to anatomy in relation to yoga practice.
These courses have been life-changing for all of us, and we're so glad to welcome you to the family!


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