Hailing from just north of NYC in Westchester County, Lauren loves to bring sunshine, positive energy and smiles to her classes. Lauren grew up an athlete; playing soccer, field hockey and basketball. After graduating Villanova University with a degree in Accounting and Marketing, Lauren began her career in the non-profit world planning and executing special events for Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Helen Keller International.
At the age of 23, Lauren was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. She beat cancer — 2x! + completely understands what it’s like to get out of your comfort zone and tap into new strength. Lauren’s fitness teachers changed her life and inspired her to become a teacher. Now in remission for 7 years, Lauren has continued to challenge herself in many ways including completing multiple half and full marathons while fundraising $75,000+ for cancer charities!
Lauren holds the following certifications: 200-hour Core Fusion Barre Teacher Training with exhale, Pilates Mat with LindaFit Pilates, Pink Ribbon Pilates for Breast Cancer Survivors, Primary Group Exercise Instruction with AFAA, AED/CPR with the American Red Cross, Fire Guard with NYPD. With her passion and zest for life, Lauren will help you unleash 3 things: your athletic ability, your grace and your razor-sharp determination. Come join her in this wild ride of life!