Lauren Jay Toolin is founder of Yoga Vidya, LLC an educational and experiential resource for your best life ever! She is a senior teacher of ParaYoga, incorporating classical hatha, tantra and ayurveda. She has been teaching for more than twenty years and has certified more than 150 yoga teachers, in her own programs and as director of the worldwide ParaYoga Certification Program. She has been co-teaching Yoga as Medicine (therapy) Trainings with Dr. Timothy McCall since 2008.
In addition to her teaching, Lauren edited the anatomy and asana columns for Yoga Journal for several years, associate produced a PBS television special with Rodney Yee and has been featured in many journal and magazines, including Yoga Journal, Origin and Yoga International. Always insightful, inspirational, and infused with humor, Lauren’s teaching conveys her talents as an experiential anatomist and her passionate belief in Yoga’s boundless potential for creating a healthy, successful and loving existence.