“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lauren Maher, M.A., C-IAYT, is a certified yoga instructor and yoga therapist who is passionate about helping people reduce stress & anxiety, ease chronic pain, and find a path towards healing. She has been teaching in Los Angeles for 17 years, and focuses on gentle yoga, therapeutic yoga for injuries and illnesses, and Kundalini yoga. Lauren teaches private, online, and group sessions, leads local and international retreats, and hosts trainings and workshops. Lauren specializes in working with cancer patients during and post treatment, and strives to make yoga accessible to all.
Lauren received her teacher training certification in Kundalini Yoga through Yoga West, graduated from the esteemed two-year program in Yoga Therapy RX at Loyola Marymount University (LMU), and studied Restorative Yoga with Judith Lasater. Lauren earned her master's degree in clinical psychology from Antioch University, and is passionate about exploring the mind/body connection in both her yoga therapy and her counseling work.
Specialties: Cancer Support, Yoga for Neurological Disorders, Anxiety Management, Stress Reduction, Gentle Kundalini Yoga, Seniors Yoga, Chair Yoga, Trauma-Sensitive Yoga
Private Sessions & Classes
Whether you're new to yoga, recovering from an injury or illness, or a more advanced student, we'll identify and follow through with your goals - body, mind & spirit. Sessions are offered in person or online.
Retreats & Workshops
Recharge and rebalance at our workshops and retreats. Choose a one day local getaway or the experience of a lifetime in Italy.
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“Lauren's excellent teaching style has kept me coming back for some time now, but more importantly it has been through her classes that I’ve realized: Yoga saves lives, and my being here, grateful and still breathing, can attest to that.”
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