Lauren’s love of the human body inspired her to study the many ways we can live a healthy vibrant lifestyle. Lauren believes that through regular wellness practices we can create authentic harmony in our body, mind, heart, and spirit; living a healthy & sustainable life.
Lauren first began to study holistic health in 2000 at Heartwood Institute and since then she has received over 3,000 hours of massage certifications in modalities including Swedish, deep tissue, lomi lomi, nmt, myo-facsial release, cranial sacral, acupressure, shiatsu, Thai massage, Ashiatsu “back walking”, breath work, somatic therapy, Reiki and more.
Her devotion continued to spiral up in 2006 as she completed her first Hatha yoga teacher training on the big island of Hawaii. Lauren completed an additional Anusara training in 2010 and AcroYoga teacher training in 2013, all of which strengthened her devotion, love and excitement for the many ways yoga can enhance life.
She has taught at many retreats, festivals, and workshops throughout California, Oregon, Costa Rica, and Hawaii. Lauren has recently returned to Maui from Bend OR.
When off the mat and away from her massage table she spends her time hiking, dancing, swimming, creating art, working with kids and enjoying life.
Lauren’s yoga classes are creative, breath focused, alignment based and fun!.
Lauren feels that anyone can ‘do’ yoga and that yoga is a tool for optimal health. No matter where we are in our lives there is always an opportunity to open and grow, through conscience breath, balanced action, courage and a healthy imagination anything is possible