Laura is the Director of Operations at Yoga Shakti, wearing many hats and bringing a great range of skills and experience into our studio. She is a natural teacher and has an extensive background in the practice of yoga, meditation, and yoga philosophy. She completed her Devi Yoga Teacher Training in 2000 and later built upon her studies by completing the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification through Yoga Shakti. She received her Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist (CAS) certificate in 2006 through the California College of Ayurveda and has since been our resident Ayurveda and Pancha Karma specialist, helping many clients connect to and improve their own health, holistically. She also plays a part in our Yoga Shakti Guided Mediation Program by guiding weekly meditation classes.
In addition to her extensive background in Yoga and Ayurveda, Laura has over 35 years of experience in the medical field as an Operating Room (OR) Nurse. She is well versed in human anatomy and physiology and leads the Anatomy portions of our Teacher Training Programs. When she’s not running the studio, teaching classes, or working with Ayurveda clients, Laura continues to delve into her own yoga practice by regularly attending yoga classes at the studio and studying under Master Yogi Jnana Nanda Bharati.