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Leneé Cook-Braxton

Psy.D. Candidate, M.S., RYT

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A"For I know the plans and thoughts that I have for you, says the LORD, plans for peace and well-being and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope." ~Jeremiah 29:11

Alta “Leneé” Cook-Braxton, PsyD(c), M.S., RYT has been dancing since she learned how to walk. Born in Hollywood, CA (a worldwide dance hub) and raised in Durham, NC (home of the American Dance Festival), movement is a part of Leneé’s spirit. 

In 1991, Leneé was recruited by former UNC-Chapel Hill Cheer Coach (Don Collins) to join the FIRST All-Star Competitive Cheer Squad in the State of North Carolina. In 1996, Leneé again made history as the youngest captain for the Inaugural NFL Carolina Panthers Cheerleader Squad.

Leneé obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Dance and two Master's Degrees (Exercise Science and Mind-Body Medicine). She is completing her Doctorate of Psychology in Christian Counseling.

Leneé is a 200-Hour RYT Certified Yoga Teacher, a NASM® Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist, a comprehensively trained and certified Pilates Instructor, Exhale® Certified Barre Instructor, a Spinning® Certified Instructor, and NASE® Certified Endurance Coach.

Leneé is also a member of the Performing Arts Medicine Association, the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science, the National Council On Aging, and the Clinical Exercise Physiology Association. Leneé serves as an Editorial Board Member for the Uniscience Journal of Psychology and Neuroscience. 

Leneé was twice nominated as "Best Barre Instructor" in Best Self Atlanta Magazine. In 2020, Leneé was selected as one of the five Inaugural Struct Scholars through Struct Club and the Women In Fitness Association. As a Senior Columnist for The Los Angeles Tribune, Leneé enjoys writing meaningful content on various topics. Leneé is a former host of the Mindful Business Renegades Podcast (ranked 38th in Norway)! 

In 2022, Leneé entered a Health Consultant and Speaker partnership with Varsity Brands to positively impact and serve millions of educators, coaches, and students.

Through her appointment as G100 Georgia State Chair, Leneé serves globally alongside Nobel Laureates, former Heads of States, Ministers, Businesswomen, Philanthropists, Investors, Entrepreneurs, Corporate and Community Leaders - all joined in a pact of purpose to create massive opportunities for women worldwide.

In her role as a Mind, Body, Spirit Integration Course Facilitator and Teaching Fellow at Saybrook University, Leneé is honored to mentor and support new Ph.D. and M.S. students entering the Mind-Body Medicine and Integrative Social Work Programs.

Leneé believes that the Lord has given all of us limitless potential through our unique mind-body connection.  

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