Laura is a visiting teacher and graduate of the elite professional yoga training program at the College of Purna Yoga in Bellevue: a Certified Purna Yoga Instructor at the 2,000 hour level (only 4 people in Canada, and fewer than 90 people worldwide hold this designation). She is also a RYT 500 registered teacher with Yoga Alliance.
As a Certified Yoga Therapist, she is also a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, C-IAYT.
As a trained teacher trainer, Laura has participated in teacher trainings in Vancouver, Seattle, San Jose, Edmonton and Helsinki, and has served as assistant faculty at the Yoga Journal Conference in Boston, and three times at the Vancouver Yoga Conference. Since 2013, Laura has also been teaching in Mexico at least one week a year, and during her trip around the world Laura also taught in Japan, Thailand, India, Brazil, Spain and Finland.
Outside of yoga, Laura holds a Masters Degree in Architecture and has a long career as a specialist in all areas of healthcare.
Laura is deeply grateful to her amazing teachers Aadil Palkhivala and Savitri, international yoga and meditation masters and the founders of Purna Yoga. www.maitriyoga.ca