Eddie LeShure is a Certified Yoga Instructor (RYT 200), meditation teacher, Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CASC), Certified Peer Support Specialist (CPSS), and person in long-term recovery. His primary passion is bringing evidence-based, trauma-informed mindfulness, therapeutic movement, and self-compassion practices into the realms of addiction recovery, trauma relief, and self-care. Eddie has been doing yoga since 1971, began meditating in 1982, and has studied and practiced on three continents with dozens of eminent teachers, spending the equivalent of two years in retreat setting. He teaches and leads groups in recovery settings, as well as in series classes, workshops, retreats, and regularly presents at conferences addressing addiction recovery. Eddie currently teaches yoga at Asheville Community Yoga, co-founded a weekly “Mindfulness and 12 Steps” meeting, and along with Margaret Kirschner, is co-founder of A Mindful Emergence, LLC.