Aug. 5, 2021

Ryan Leier's Comeback Story - A Modern Day Yogi With the Heart of a Lion

Ryan Leier's Comeback Story - A Modern Day Yogi With the Heart of a Lion

Ryan Leier is a former professional basketball player, and today an internationally renowned yoga instructor, and founder of One Yoga. Ryan sees yoga as a powerful medicine for the body and mind, and lives it every day through his own practice and...


Ryan Leier is a former professional basketball player, and today an internationally renowned yoga instructor, and founder of One Yoga. Ryan sees yoga as a powerful medicine for the body and mind, and lives it every day through his own practice and teachings.

We chat with Ryan about his struggles with anxiety and depression, the loss of his child, and how he's used life's adversities to continue to do his own work, and stay in the practices that keep him balanced and centered.

Ryan Leier

Yoga Teacher

Ryan Leier is a teacher, a student, and a creative force who leads with his heart and guides with his wisdom—inherent wisdom and wisdom acquired through extensive study. A student of the Krishnamacharya yoga lineage, Ryan has received teachings directly from the Master Sri BKS Iyengar and the Ashtanga Guru, Sri K.