Live & Local with Leslie

These services are available in the Houston, TX metroplex.

Continuing Education (CE) Workshops

SoYoCo Wellness, LLC is an approved continuing education provider for social workers through the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners.  We specialize in workshops that focus on self care and the integration of traditional therapeutic techniques with mindfulness, body-based modalities and spiritual practices. We are available to create customized workshops for staff in local hospitals, social service agencies, senior living communities, law enforcement agencies, and/or disaster relief organizations.  Workshop outline can be submitted for approval for CE credit for nurses, psychologists, LPCs and LMFTs.  Contact us to schedule your next continuing education workshop.

Currently available workshops include:

  • In Case of Emergency: 6 evidence-based self care tools — 1 hour CE
  • How to Survive & Thrive on the Frontlines: Professional Self-Care using Mindfulness, Yoga & Breath Practices – 3 hours CE
  • The Ethics of Self-Care: Why taking care of yourself is the “right thing to do” – 1 hour Ethics CE
  • Trauma Informed Care — 3 hours Ethics CE
  • Changing Habits with Self-Compassion – 1 hour CE
  • Minding the Body - 1 hour CE
  • Ambiguous Loss - 1 hour CE

Employee Wellness Programs

We offer customized employee wellness programs for service-based businesses, social service agencies, hospitals, medical and mental health practices, and long term care facilities.  These programs offer stress relief, education, fellowship & support to employees working in settings that are physically and emotionally demanding.  Contact us if you would like to schedule a program at your organization.

Custom workshops, yoga classes, coaching programs, and camps

We enjoy creating custom programs for a variety of groups and topics.  We offer private, semi-private and/or small group yoga classes.  Educational workshops can be created to address a variety of topics and can be geared toward a specific audience.  Some recent topics & audiences include: 

  • Creating your New Year’s Self Care Plan
  • G.R.I.T.: Life Lessons from the Farm
  • The Ripple Effect: Self-Care for Ministry Staff
  • Yoga & Prayer Beads for Kids
  • Yoga for Girl Scouts
  • Yoga for Kids

Workshops can be scheduled in advance at Kahanu Yoga & Meditation Spa or at an alternate location of your choice.  Contact us if you are interested in an existing program or if you would like us to create a program for your group.

Public Speaking

Leslie is available to speak to groups of mental health professionals and paraprofessionals; family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and long-term illnesses; entrepreneurs and business networking groups; church groups and groups of women, men or youth.

Available topics for public speaking include, but are not limited to:

  • Professional self-care, work/life rhythm & stress management
  • Yoga, Mindfulness and Breathing Practices & how to incorporate them into your daily life
  • Faith-based practices and how to develop or enhance a daily prayer and devotional time
  • Positive Psychology and The Science of Happiness
  • How to bring more meaning & purpose into your everyday life

Recent speaking events include:

  • TEDx Sugarland
  • National Charity League, Inc., Cypress Gems chapter
  • Care Partners - Conference for Caregivers of Alzheimer's and dementia
  • Alzheimer's Association of Houston & Southeast Texas
  • National Association of Social Workers – Texas Chapter – Annual Conference
  • Houston Women’s Conference hosted by the National Diversity Council
  • CY-Fair Express Network – a chapter of the American Business Women’s Association
  • Northwest Houston Mothers of Multiples
  • Lakewood United Methodist Church – Ministry Staff retreat

Contact us if you would like to schedule Leslie to speak at your next event.


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