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Laurie Sleep

Alignment-based Vinyasa yoga teacher

Laurie Sleep

Alignment-based Vinyasa yoga teacher

Biography

Laurie Sleep is a yoga teacher and teacher trainer from San Francisco currently living in New York City. She teaches alignment-based flow classes that focus on cultivating mindfulness through movement.

An avid hiker, backpacker, and nature lover, she also teaches Hiking Yoga and leads retreats and workshops that integrate yoga, hiking, and nature as a way to facilitate connection and groundedness. She co-founded Heart and Hand Yoga Retreats, which creates meaningful trips that combine yoga and mindfulness practice with travel, adventure, and volunteer work.

Laurie earned her initial 500-hour certification through YogaWorks, apprenticing with Jeanmarie Paolillo. She currently studies with Annie Carpenter and has completed over 350 hours of SmartFLOW training. In addition to her yoga teaching and training, Laurie has a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education and over 15 years experience as a classroom teacher, teacher educator, and educational researcher.

Laurie’s yoga classes reflect her extensive background in education. Her clear instruction, intelligent sequencing, and down-to-earth style create a warm and encouraging environment for students of all levels.

Upcoming Programs

New Year’s Hiking and Yoga Retreat

January 1-5, 2018
Monday - Friday, 4 nights

The New Year is a natural time for reflection and intention setting. Step away from your usual routine—and the stress and busyness of...

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Previous Programs

Hiking and Yoga

July 2-7, 2017
Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

We live in a world where technology and modern life alienate us from our natural rhythms. We experience nature deficit disorder and are...

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