Yoga at Bement explores the benefits of yoga with a focus on our own uniqueness- through movement, meditation, and breathing techniques, yoga promotes mental and physical well-being. We learn how to calm the nerves, melt away anxiety, discover we are capable of anything and find ways to move that provide strength, flexibility and stability.
Lesley Crosby has been training dancers for professional careers for over twenty years.
Born in England, she attended The Northern Ballet School in the UK before heading into a professional career in the performing arts. Ms. Crosby has appeared on stage and screen in such productions as West Side Story and Evita; she has acted in commercials; appeared in PBS masterpiece theatre; acted in several series for BBC-TV in the UK; choreographed for RAI TV in Italy. Ms.
Ms. Crosby earned her teaching degree from Canada’s National School in Toronto, Canada, and has directed pre-professional ballet programs including The Portland Ballet in Maine, The Boston Ballet, and Walnut school of the Arts in MA. She has taught at St. Edwards School in Oxford, England, NBS in Canada, Japan and throughout the USA, has owned and directed two ballet schools, and directed programs for at-risk children.
Ms. Crosby is an avid yogi and fitness enthusiast and recently worked in Oregon at Nike's world head-quarters as the yoga instructor, appearing several times on TV as a spokeswoman for yoga and wellness. In addition to teaching dance at Bement, Ms. Crosby is presently an adjunct faculty at Deerfield Academy teaching yoga, dance, and wellness to faculty and staff.