Lauren is 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 her teacher, Rod Stryker, since 2001. She directs ParaYoga’s Teacher Certification Program, developing its curriculum and standards, and evaluating and mentoring current and prospective teachers. 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 more than 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. Find her on

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Disciplines I Teach
Yoga Therapy
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