Lauren is a registered yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance. She completed her 200-hour teacher certification at Atmananda Yoga in Manhattan in 2009, and her Prenatal teacher certification through Mary Barnes at Pure Yoga in Manhattan in 2011. She also obtained a certification in chair yoga through Julia Hough in 2008 which adapts poses for seniors, injuries, disabilities and stress reduction. Lauren started practicing yoga in 1998 and has had a steady practice since that time. She received her degree in journalism and religion from the University of Florida. Lauren currently also works as a residential real estate agent with Stribling & Associates in Manhattan. Previously, she worked in player development and community relations for the New York Football Giants. Lauren is out to inspire others that this yoga thing really works.