Lauri is an adjunct associate professor at Pace University, a licensed Creative Arts Therapist, a member of the American Association for Anatomy, a board-certified member of the Academy of Dance/Movement Therapists, a certified yoga teacher at the experienced 500-hour level, a Stott Pilates instructor, a certified yoga therapist and an occasional kayak guide. She is a past president of the Yoga Teachers’ Association and has taught international workshops in movement and anatomy for over two decades. Lauri graduated from Wellesley College (Art History and French), earned a Master’s degree in Dance/Movement Therapy (Psychology) from Goucher College, and has extensive postgraduate anatomy education.
She is a fully certified faculty member for Anatomy Trains® and is an assistant teacher for cadaver dissections, specializing in myofascial anatomy as well as being a lead dissector for the international team of the Fascial Net Plastination Project. She regularly presents at conferences including the American Association for Anatomy, Experimental Biology, the Fascia Research Congress, the American Dance Therapy Association, and Movement: Brain, Body and Cognition Conferences (Oxford University; Harvard Medical), and loves teaching in yoga teacher training programs. Her workshops in both anatomy and movement have included locations in Canada, Brazil, Germany, England, Costa Rica, and across the U.S. She has a chapter on dance/movement therapy in the Creative Arts Therapies Manual and has published several articles throughout the years.
Lauri’s work and passion explores all aspects of movement and anatomy from the historical, practical to crossing disciplines. More info can be found on www.wellnessbridge.com