Laura is an E-RYT 500 teacher who’s creative and intelligently sequenced classes that are known for being challenging, with a smooth and rhythmic flow. She incorporates music tailored to create a specific cadence and theme for each class. In her classes she is conscientious about catering to different levels and ability, ensuring that all her students feel welcome and comfortable. She is known for her warmth and is attentive and caring to the needs of her students.
Laura’s extensive studies under primary mentor Jason Crandell, from whom she has learned the art of smart sequencing and attention to detail, and Shiva Rea, where she honed her smooth fluid style, has forged an intuitive, spontaneous and eclectic instruction style. In addition to teaching public yoga classes in San Francisco’s most esteemed studios, she also teaches online classes through Yoga Vibes and Grokker.
Laura worked as the Yoga Director at the San Francisco Bay Club’s Mind/Body Center, has modeled in numerous Yoga Journal and Yogaglo online video podcasts, has been spotlighted in Origin Magazine and was the June 2010 master class model for Yoga Journal Magazine. Laura is also the founder of Yoga Reach International, a philanthropic company that helps communities in need, both locally and internationally, through donations and hand-on projects.