Laura has been studying, performing and teaching various dance forms in Lawrence Kansas for over 40 years. She is a certified teacher of 5Rhythms® Waves level since 2001 and Heartbeat level since 2010 trained by Gabrielle Roth and a member of the 5Rhythms Teacher Association (5RTA).
Laura is an Ayurvedic Practitioner in practice for over a decade guiding her clients with compassion and care, to rediscover their inherent power to heal. Since 2002, she has been teaching classes on food, breath and sound (annavidya, pranavidya and mantravidya) and offering Women’s Health programs, and brings her deep understanding of the Sadhana practice to each of her classes. Laura has been carefully trained by Maya Tiwari in Wise Earth Ayurveda, and earned her AP, PKS ( Ayurveda Practitioner, Pancha Karma Specialist) at California College of Ayurveda and Masters of Ayurvedic Sciences from Hindu University of America. Laura is a Registered Ayurvedic Practitioner with the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA) and a professional member of National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA). She is the director of Moon Jewel Ayurveda Center and Be Moved Studio in Lawrence, Kansas.
She received her 200 Hour Yoga and Shamanism Teacher Training in 2016 after practicing Yoga for 45 years and is thrilled to call herself an Indra alumni of Spring 2021 having completed her 300 Hr. YTT.