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Yogi Tones Featured Teacher – Lauren Gray

What type of yoga do you teach?

Hatha, Yin, Vinyasa, Restorative, Anusara

 Which studio/s do you teach at?

The Yoga Shed Wickham

Where is your favorite place to practice yoga?

At home

What do you like the most about practicing there?

Peace and quiet, and my dog (even if she is better than me!)

How do you practice yoga off the mat?

Smiling whenever I can, spreading the message of ahimsa.

The world ends tomorrow. What would you indulge in tonight?

A slow restorative yoga practice to music, chocolate, wine, pizza and a midnight drive to look at the stars.

What was your first experience as a yoga teacher?

Teaching a free yoga class to a group of people staying at the same hostel as me in Hampi, India, about a week after I graduated from Himalaya Yoga Valley.

Imagine you’re on the cover of Yoga Journal. What pose would you strike?

A smile.

What inspires you to teach yoga?

Giving people the tools they need to feel their absolute best.

If you could teach yoga anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Hampi, India. The most beautiful place on Earth!

What has been your most embarrassing yoga moment as a teacher or practitioner?

Well I mean we’ve all farted in class.. but I’d probably say in my teacher training when I got told off for saying ‘bum’ too much.

What would you say to someone who is on the fence about practicing yoga?

All I can say is try it! 
‘Yoga puts into perspective what words cannot’

What music are you jamming to right now?

Some old school Jamiroquai

What has been the most rewarding thing about being a teaching yoga?

Watching people float out of class with a great big grin on their faces, DEFINITELY!

Where else can we find you?


Anything else you would like to add?

Yoga has given me happiness, a sense of healing, hope, peace and quiet, a broader mind, a lighter heart and a bigger capacity to love.

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