Laurel Erilane grew up as a competitive athlete who constantly pushed her body to its limit. She first discovered yoga in her adolescences as a alternative therapy when several injuries prevented her from playing with such intensity. Laurel began her teacher training in 2007 and continues to educate herself through trainings and workshops to stay inspired. She has been practicing consistently for over half her life and brings an in depth knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology into her intelligent sequencing. Her teaching style emphasizes proper anatomical alignment through both classical and modern variations, incorporating the union of breath and fluid movement with deep dynamic stretches and guided meditation.
As every day presents new challenges, we must first do the work on ourselves in order to uplift others around us. Laurel believes every time you step on the mat is an opportunity to deepen your sense of self, and learn more about finding your own personal peace. She is a peaceful warrior on a mission to celebrate and appreciate creativity through her passion for mindful living. Laurel recognizes the yogic journey as a life-long practice, which has guided her to travel, live, co-create, and teach internationally. In addition to teaching yoga, she is also an inspired graphic artist, event producer and world adventurer.