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Shelia Donovan Pilates Studio – Canton, MA
Open Doors Yoga Studio – North Attleboro, MA
Down Under School of Yoga, Newton, MA
Easton Yoga Center, Easton, MA
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Laurel is a 500-hour certified Yoga Instructor who has been practicing consistently since 2006 and teaching since early 2013. Laurel completed her 300-hour training with Natasha Rizopoulos at Down Under School of Yoga in 2017. She has also completed her Advanced Apprenticeship with Jacqui Bonwell, Restful Yoga training with Sandy Kalick and Art of Assisting at Down Under; is certified in Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra, Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga, completed an eight week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program through the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical School and a 165-hour Foundations of Ayurveda at Down Under School of Yoga. Laurel is Reiki I and CPR/First Aid certified. She also contributes to Easton Yoga Center’s monthly newsletter and blog with her Anatomy of a Pose column.
Laurel has experience with a wide range of participants from beginner to advanced, including the UMass Boston Woman’s Volleyball team. She enjoys inspiring others to improve their wellness, remain present, and build a deeper connection to their body, mind, and breath. Though her classes are thoughtfully planned with an emphasis on alignment or a specific theme, she encourages students to be sensitive to their experience and respect what their body is telling them. As an instructor and practitioner Laurel continues to expand her knowledge through workshops, trainings, and practice.