Laura McIntire

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Laura has dedicated herself to the study and teaching of yoga therapies. She has studied and is versed in the styles of Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Anusara, Yoga Tune Up, MELT Hand and Foot, Restorative, AcroYoga Fit, Partner and Acro Yoga. She is C-IAYT 1,000hr. Laura’s teaching is augmented by her continued studies in anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, energy work, and other therapeutic modalities.

Laura’s teaching is detailed, precise and firmly grounded in anatomical awareness. As a teacher, she is observant, openhearted and accessible. Her classes foster exploration and self-discovery in a safe and progressive way.
Laura has taught for more than 10,000 hours over the past 17 years and is especially skillful at devising and prescribing yoga programs for therapeutic challenges. She has helped students regain mobility after injuries and surgeries including cardiac surgeries and hip and knee replacements. Her teachings have helped to manage chronic conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, COPD, fibromyalgia, and MS. She especially loves working with pre and postnatal mamas and enjoys adapting classes to the needs of the student.

Based in San Diego, Laura provides occupational yoga along with workshops, group and private classes. In addition to teaching classes and providing yoga therapy, she serves as an adjunct teacher and mentor in the UC San Diego yoga teacher training program and co-developed and facilitated a campus-wide Yoga and Body Image wellness program.
Laura regularly hosts Doga and Cats on Mats yoga events with our four-legged friends seeking their forever homes and when she’s not teaching yoga Laura can be found teaching communities about waste reduction techniques such as composting, recycling, upcycling, and reuse.

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