Laurel is registered with the Yoga Alliance as an ERYT-500 Yoga Teacher with over 2500 hours of teaching experience.
Laurel joins the Janati faculty with a deep love of learning and sharing knowledge. She approaches teaching in a deliberate, yet accommodating manner, knowing that students’ needs can change at any time. She is dedicated to the “many paths” approach, and invites all of her students to find the way that works best for them each day. Emphasizing acceptance and working with what is, Laurel encourages students to joyfully embrace who they are in each moment.
Some of her educational highlights include:
- Graduate of our 200-Hr YTT in 2009, and our 500-Hr YTT in 2015
- Certified in Ayurvedic Bodywork from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in 2014
- Degrees in Biology and Physical & Health Education from Queens University in 1987
Laurel has her own website entitled Joyful Lotus.
Laurel is currently teaching:
- Thursday 6:45 AM: Flow