Leah Santa Cruz
Leah is an Meditation Teacher, Yoga Teacher and Intimacy Coach and Founder of “UpClose: Transform Your Relationships” program. Her mission is to empower people with tools to live stress-free with more loving relationships.
Her background began with her undergrad in psychology and neuroscience, followed by a decade working in a fast-paced tech career, for startups and companies like Microsoft and Thrive Market.
After experiencing burn-out, divorce and rock-bottom, she followed her heart practicing meditation, yoga and mindfulness. After many trainings and launching a spiritual community center in Venice Beach, she went on to teach at studios in LA, Chicago, Australia, Asia, Europe and now at The Yoga Barn in Bali.
Leah loves sharing how to find health and wellbeing within a busy lifestyle and within your relationships - so you can strip away years of stress, limiting beliefs and fears.
Leah’s a 200hr Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher, trained under Mark Whitwell and Steve Ross; She’s also a certified Mindfulness Teacher with Journey Meditation and is earning her RYS-200 certification under the Radiance Sutras Meditation Teacher Training with mentor, Lorin Roche, Ph.D.
She’s done intensive trainings with Google's 'Search Inside Yourself Institute', the 'Mindfulness Based Achievement' program. She's also a certified True Body Intelligence Bodyworker & Reiki Practitioner.