Lauren is the proud owner of the Alameda Yoga Studio and Yoga to You in Portland, Oregon.
Lauren participated in her first 200-hour training in 2005 at the Yandara Yoga Institute with Victor Oppenheimer in Baja, Mexico. In 2010, she completed her second 200-hour training through the Lotus Seed School. Lauren expanded her practice and completed the Bliss Paddle Yoga Teacher Training in 2015. Most recently, Lauren has begun her Advanced Teacher Training with Yoga Medicine and has gained 25 hours in the specialty practice of Hip Immersion with Tiffany Cruikshank. Lauren is trained in Hatha, Vinyasa, Iyengar Foundations, and Yoga Medicine. During the past 4,000 hours of teaching individuals ranging from childhood to octogenarians, Lauren has been continually inspired to learn more about the anatomy of the body, increase her knowledge about how stress of the workplace impacts the muscles and flexibility, and teach helpful positions that will improve the overall well-being of her students. Lauren is a certified Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga teacher and has partnered with a well-known local outdoor company, Next Adventure, to teach SUP yoga classes in Oregon and Washington.
Lauren is proudly registered as an E-RYT 200 and a Continuing Education Provider through Yoga Alliance, an internationally renowned professional yoga association.