leia morrison

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I am a 500 hour Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) that has been teaching yoga for a LONG time, I'm also a Beachbody Coach. I'm available for yoga teacher trainings, festivals, private yoga, light therapy, sound therapy, corporate retreats, coaching and workshops!


Seasoned yoga teacher, founder of the Sanctuary Studio, mother and local politician, Leia is a person of passion! She is known for her authentic, non-judgmental teaching style (infused with a hearty dose of humor; a spirit of playfulness) and compassion-centered philosophy. Leia has been teaching yoga for over 13 years and has taught in various settings. In addition to teaching at a yoga studio, Leia has taught yoga at Senior Care Centers, Universities, for corporate retreats and at special events. She is a Yoga Alliance 500 hour-Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-500). Leia received her 200 hour training from the Samudra Global School of Living Yoga, under the instruction of Shiva Rea. She received her 300 hour advanced teacher training with Gina Caputo at the Colorado School of Yoga. Leia is also a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP®) through Yoga Alliance.  Leia is a teacher of teachers and offers a 200 hour teacher training courses as an affiliate program through the Colorado School of Yoga. Leia also teaches workshops and leads retreats.  She will be leading a Trekking & Yoga Trek in Nepal in the spring of 2018. She has also attended a 160 hour Yoga for Survivors program with Laura Kupperman.  Leia has been voted “Best Yoga Teacher” for the last four year’s in the Gunnison Chamber of Commerce’s “Best of” awards.  Leia has studied numerous styles of yoga including: Vinyasa Flow, Prana Vinyasa™, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Anusara, Bikram, Power Yoga and Kundalini. Her Integrated Vinyasa classes, provide an integrative approach to vinyasa yoga that includes movement with moments of static holds and are appropriate for all levels of practice. Leia is available for private, corporate and small group instruction.

Social Media Management

Leia Morrison has lived in the Gunnison Valley for 20 years and is an alumni of Western State Colorado University, a business owner and a teacher.  Her business, the Firekeeper Social Media specializes in managing all aspects of social media and education for non for profits, special events and destination marketing organizations. Between the two of them, Leia and her husband own and manage 5 businesses within the Gunnison Valley and are happy to be raising their two daughters here in the mountains! Leia is also available for public speaking engagements, educational programs and consultation through the Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) located on the Western State Colorado University campus.  See her full profile and list of experience in the vast ocean of social media on her Linked In page HERE. 

About Me

Leia Morrison
Mom, Wife, Teacher, Beachbody Coach, Social Media Marketer & Small Town Politician