Kripalu Workshop


Join Leslie and Jeff for another exciting 5 day Afro Flow Yoga workshop at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck NY.

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Alvin Ailey Extension Workshops, NYC

Join us for our monthly workshops at The Ailey Extension in New York City.  These classes are open to all levels of yoga and dance, no experience necessary.  To register, please visit


Leslie, Pilin and the Afro Flow Yoga team are excited to once again bring Afro Flow Yoga to Alvin Ailey.  Please join us on Sunday 10/13/2013 and 10/20/2013 from 4 – 6pm!  Leslie will be teaching on the 13th and Pilin will be teaching on the 20th.  Please bring a yoga mat, water and get ready to groove and shake to the soothing and enlivening rhythms of live drums and musical blessings of Jeff Jones, Akili Haynes and Keith .

About Afro Flow Yoga:

Afro Flow Yoga infuses electrifying dance movements of the African Diaspora flowing with a meditative yoga sequence of gentle yet powerful stretches.

Deeply connect with the soulful rhythmic drums, energize your charkas, gain strength and flexibility and rejoice in the bliss of feeling renewed, grounded and peaceful!



Kripalu Retreat

Joined by musicians Jeff W. Jones, Akili Jamal Haynes, and Morley, Leslie invites you to experience joy and elation through movement and sound.

In the Living From Your Core Workshop, you learn how to

  • Affirm your purpose, flow into your intention, and align with your vision and goals
  • Connect with your core?physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally
  • Discover the link between your personal story and the stories of your ancestors
  • Create personal and global visions
  • Set smart goals and take action to create a better life
  • Explore nonjudgment of self and others through the practice of yoga and the dances of the African diaspora.

March 20-22, 2015

Tuition is $220 (& Accommodations Fees Vary) for the weekend.

Click here for details and registration.

Love, Compassion and Other Outrageous Forms of Activism
Led by: Carla Goldstein

Panelists: Mallika Dutt, Leslie Salmon Jones, Sharon Salzberg
Our own Leslie Salmon Jones is a featured panelist at The Netroots Nation 2012 in Providence on June 8th 10:30am. “The Netroots offers an unparalleled opportunity to create a community of change that is aligned with our deepest values of a more just and sustainable world.” This panel will explore in-person and online tools for resilience of body, mind and spirit to help support a sustained,  transformational activism. For more information Netroots Nation 12′


Alvin Ailey WELCOMES BACK Leslie and the Afro Flow Yoga team!  Bring a yoga mat, water and get ready to groove and shake to the soothing and enlivening rhythms of live drums

Afro Flow Yoga™ with Leslie Salmon Jones

A unique offering at the during “Family Week” at the Omega Institute, Leslie Salmon Jones and Iyeoka Ivie Okoawo present “Afro Flow Yoga with Poetry & Rhythm” 5-day workshop:

Experience this creative, unique fusion of Vinyasa and Kundalini yoga with the dances of the African Diaspora. Afro Flow Yoga™ creator, Leslie Salmon Jones, is joined by holistic percussionist and poet, Iyeoka Ivie Okoawo, to guide students on a transformational journey of heart opening dances of West Africa and the Caribbean, yoga, meditation and poetry—all interwoven with the healing rhythms of live drumming.

These sessions open up and reinforce pathways to effective self-expression by re-connecting students to their “poetic core” and exposing the inherent power we all have to transform our lives by living from this joyous place.

Together, we will celebrate the freedom of sacred movement and spoken word in a non-judgmental environment.  Connect with the elements of nature and tap in to the power of the collective, creative energy!

All levels of yoga and dance experience are welcome.


Learn more about Afro Flow Yoga teacher training and other programs. Help build our community as an ambassador through our work exchange program. Read More