Booker is a Senior Teacher and the Director of Trainings for the Lineage Project, an organization that brings awareness-based practices, like yoga and meditation, to incarcerated and court involved youth in New York City. Booker facilitated a Mindfulness-based intervention with the adolescent population on Riker's Island for two years through New York University, and has taught with the Prison Yoga Project in San Quentin Prison in Northern California. In 2013, Booker completed her 500 hour in Mindful Yoga and Meditation through Spirit Rock , and will be on Faculty for the MYMTraining in 2014-2015.
She is also the founder of Urban Sangha Project, a collective that supports the sustainability of front line ChangeMakers through Mindful Yoga, Meditation and Dialogue. Booker offered USP's services at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, is a regular presenter at Mindfulness Conferences around the country, and is committed to collaborations that support bridging the gap between yoga, mindfulness and grass roots activism. She is also a regular yoga teacher on meditation retreats at Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusettes.
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