Yogi, Artist and Bodyworker
Laura’s practice and teaching methods draw on the various trainings and philosophies she has studied in her world travels. She believes that a practice should be simultaneously vibrant and relaxing, with a hands on approach that is grounding and therapeutic. Generating energy flow while increasing inner strength and the power of the body to heal it self.
Born in California, Laura moved at the age of 10 to Belém do Para, Brazil. It was there at age of 18 that she found her love for yoga and its ancient texts and had her first training. In 1988 she became a Graduate of the Shiatsu School of California, then continued her studies in Kyoto and Munich, and brought that back to Brazil.
In 2000 Laura came to live and work in NYC, In 2013, Laura found the heart centered teaching's of Alan Finger, and immersed her self in the knowledge of the ancient and contemporary sciences of Hatha,Tantra and Ayurveda, and completed a 500-Hour teacher training in the ISHTA.
Laura now divides her time in between NYC and Milford, Pa. in the Poconos Mountains.
Selective Education and Training
ISHTA Yoga Teacher's Training 500 hours, 2013/2014
Yin training, Ulrica Norberg, NYC. Nov. 2013
Yin Yoga Flow, Paulie Zink, Kripalu NY. Sept 2012
Prenatal teacher Training, 85 hours, Yoga Garden, SF. 2010
Yoga for Scoliosis, Elise Browning Miller, SF 2010
Yoga Therapeutics, Judith Hanson Lasater, May 2009
Qigong, Master Yang Fukui, 2006 - 07
Donna Farhi, Lake George, NY. Aug. 2001
Moving into Silence, Erich Schiffmann, Sept. 2001
Spinal Alignment & Rebalancing, Tao Center, Munich,1990
Touch for Heath, Lind Mix, Munich, Germany, 1990
Zen Shiatsu, Kyoto, Japan, 1989
Graduate of Shiatsu School of Ca, 1988
Yoga teaching Training, De Rose Belém, Brazil 1987
Laban Movement Juliana Carneiro, SP. Brazil 1981
Modern Dance, University Federal of Para Belém, Brazil 1981/83
Yoga practice with Gloria Amoras, Belém, Brazil 1973 – 77
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