Lauren was born and raised in Southern California, but from a young age had the opportunity to travel the world due to her mother’s work. From her travel experiences, she learned the importance of appreciating and respecting different cultures and perspectives. As a 200 E-RYT and YACEP Yoga Teacher since 2013, Lauren applies this belief into her teachings. Although her initial entry to yoga was through Vinyasa Yoga, she has expanded her scope and application of yoga since learning from teachers with varying concentrations.
She has had the privilege of working with a wide spectrum of students including beginners, professional athletes, working professionals and from ages 8 to 84. Lauren also has a passion for working with students recovering or living with injuries, body stiffness caused by stress, or medical conditions that affect their wellbeing. She firmly believes that yoga is for everyone and everybody, which is why she emphasizes the importance of function over form.
As an educator of yoga, she applies yoga philosophy with a modern approach of yoga asana based on smart and efficient movement science. Lauren takes inspiration from different schools of yoga asana practice and combines it with modern movement techniques, corrective exercise, and Somatic exercise. Through these various tools of movement and physical sensations, her students can learn about themselves to become more resilient in times of stress on or off the mat.
Lauren currently offer various ways for students to deepen their practice through special classes, workshops, and retreats. Learning from Lauren, you will not just walk away feeling good, you will also learn valuable tools from your yoga experience.