Laurel Hodory, MS, E-RYT500 is a senior yoga teacher, a teacher's teacher and has been studying and teaching yoga since 1992. A former studio owner and athlete, she sees yoga as a tool for living an authentic, wonderfully fulfilling life. Laurel teaches classes and private lessons as well as yoga teacher trainings, workshops and retreats internationally infusing them with her deep understanding of the body and healthy biomechanics. Her classes empower students to harness their power, ignite their spirit and live their dreams. Her inspiring story from Shame to Freedom: The Gifts of an Eating Disorder was recently published. Get a copy at and learn how yoga can help you overcome anything!