April 2, 2021

The Science & Soul of Living Well with Dr. Melissa Ming Foynes

Ep. 16: Burnout, body image, & true purpose: Tools for healing & homecoming

A heartfelt and candid conversation with Leslie, a journalist and yoga teacher, about the ways in which high-stress jobs like journalism can disconnect us from our deeper sense of meaning and purpose.

November 17, 2020

Jet Set with Jeannette

Ep. 13: Global Conversations | When Journalism Meets Yoga

Listen to our conversation, as Leslie shares how yoga can help journalists and why she started The News Yogi. We also chat travel and plans for The News Yogi in a post-COVID era. 

June 11, 2020

JSC Radio

Ep. 114: Leslie Rangel on her journey in Journalism & Yoga.

Leslie talks about growing up in an immigrant household in Dallas, living in the “immigrant bubble” and how uses yoga tools to handle being a Mexican American journalist in 2020.


April 21, 2021

The News Is Traumatizing. Here’s How to Break the Cycle

If the relentless stream of news has you in a spiral, you’re not alone. Here are seven tips on how to handle (and heal) from stress.


October 30, 2020

How yoga stretched one journalist past burnout

Learn more about why journalists need yoga and how its practice can alleviate stress. 

By: Holly Butcher Grant

November 1, 2020

Leslie Rangel: The News Yogi

Journalism and Yoga. Morning news anchor, Leslie Rangel considers it the perfect combination for journalists looking to achieve mental wellness. In fact, she calls herself the “News Yogi” who finds joy in helping journalists navigate life after a covering deadline driven stories. Some of those work assignments include violence, stress-filled and traumatic events.