Lauren is a fully-certified, Level 4, Essentrics instructor and mind-body movement specialist. She began her movement career in 2002 as a Kripalu yoga instructor, and has extensive experience teaching men and women of every age, physical condition, and fitness ability. She chose to teach Essentrics because she recognized it as an intelligently-designed movement form that honors the body’s natural design, and one that develops strength and flexibility safely and effectively. She has studied with the program’s creator, Miranda Esmonde-White and her Master Trainers in Montreal, Canada. Lauren’s teaching emphasizes correct physical alignment while respecting the body’s limitations. Her teaching style is influenced by many years of experience as a mindfulness practitioner and teacher. Lauren is also a Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach and has a diverse professional background in the wellness field. For more than 10 years she worked at MIT as a Program Manager and Health & Wellness Coach helping students, faculty and staff to lead healthier lives.