Lauren is the fourth person to be certified by Yogarupa Rod Stryker as a Senior ParaYoga Teacher (Level Two). ParaYoga
is one of the most in depth and transformational schools of Yoga in the country, blending elements of Tantra, Classical Yoga and Ayurveda to create a powerful tool for living to one's fullest potential. She has been studying with Rod since 2001.
Lauren was also a lead teaching assistant and apprentice to Rodney Yee for many years, and co-teaches groundbreaking Yoga as Medicine yoga therapy trainings with Dr. Timothy McCall.
Lauren has been teaching for nearly 20 years and is an initiated practitioner in the tradition of Swami Rama of the Himalayas. Always insightful, inspirational, and infused with humor, Lauren's teaching conveys her talents as an anatomist and her passionate belief in Yoga's boundless potential for creating a healthy, successful and loving existence.
Her passion for All Things Yoga has allowed her to expand her work beyond the yoga classroom. She edits the Anatomy and Asana columns for the world’s most popular yoga magazine, Yoga Journal. She conceptualized and associate produced "The Practical Power of Yoga," a public television special, and has contributed to Yoga + Joyful Living Magazine, which featured her as a cover model in 2006.
She teaches public classes in the Spencer, Mass. area and is a respected mentor to other yoga teachers. She directs and is guest faculty of several teacher trainings and leads workshops and retreats nationally and in Belize and Puerto Rico.
I am a senior Prajna Yoga teacher under the tutelage of Tias Little. I am also an endorsed Insight Yoga and mentor
in the Insight Yoga Institute with Sarah Powers. My approach is varied and specific for each individual's needs. I practice many styles with a sensitive approach for what is most skillful in any given season, day or moment. I've been a practitioner of yoga since 1988 and teaching since 1998. Presently I offer weekly classes in my home, plus one in Worcester, MA. In addition to my weekly public class offerings I conduct workshops and master classes at Majestic Yoga studio in Cambridge, MA and Body Kneads Yoga in the Providence area. I am an accredited yoga school with Yoga Alliance offering 200 and 500 hour certification programs around the country and the greater New England area. See my website for details on events, classes and inspirational blogs.
Certified yoga instructor, Pilates mat instructor and holistic therapist offering classes at homes, schools and workplace
locations in Worcester, Shrewsbury. Yoga classes, stress transformation, and holistic health workshops are offered for beginners through high performance athletes. Personal training in yoga and Pilates available by appointment. Reiki IV Laughter and kindness encouraged.