MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS
Owner - Teacher Trainer - Instructor
Laurie, 500 E-RYT, welcomes you with open arms to Yoga Aura! Laurie invites you to join in on group classes that she guides throughout each week. At Yoga Aura, she offers a flexible schedule within her unique teacher training program. With a Reiki II Certification, clients seek Laurie privately for guidance with health, balance and emotional release. She completed her 200-hour certification for Ashtanga-based Vinyasa in 2011 and completed her 500-hour certification for Hatha Yoga in 2013. She feels blessed and honored to serve with this beautiful combination of different methods to foster health and happiness.
Robert, 500 RYT, is a Certified Teacher in Vinyasa Krama and Yin yoga. His specialties include Power Vinyasa and Vinyasa Flow, with a knack for Meditation and Yogic Philosophy. Robert's classes are unique and challenging with a happy helping of laughter and jokes.
Genevieve, 200 RYT, strives to be of service to students through offering yoga as therapy for the body, mind, and spirit. As a massage therapist, Genevieve uses her knowledge of anatomy to safely guide students through postures with breath and intention. She aim to always offer all-levels classes that are challenging, therapeutic, and of course fun and uplifting!
Alexandra, E-RYT 500, YACEP, Is a Kripalu affiliated yoga teacher and a certified Integrative & Functional Yoga Therapist. At Yoga Aura she teaches a creative heated flow and warm yin with Integrative Yoga Therapy techniques that emphasize breathing, strength, and self-awareness. She specializes in one-on-one sessions and works with individuals who are seeking healing and balance in life.
Kim enjoys linking breath with movement, to offer a variety of feel-good poses and create a flow of experience for all levels. She cultivates a space where the mind, body, and spirit will feel a deep connection to the present moment and can bring your awareness to a higher level.
Terri, 200 RYT, was introduced to yoga in 2011 and quickly fell in LOVE with it!
She received her 200-hour
certification through Yoga Journey in 2015.
Terri is known for her lively, dynamic vinyasa flow classes mixed with intervals of strength building
movements that will leave students feeling inspired and light-hearted.
Andre, 200 RYT, is a passionate yogi with a true dedication to the practice. Andre's signature heart-felt Vinyasa instruction is powerful and relaxing. His Yin classes offer a very peaceful and centered space for breathing and healing. Andre is a graduate of Yoga Aura's Teacher Training program and since then, he has taken his instruction all over South Florida to share love, peace and joy!
Lauren is a 200+ RYT, who is passionate about sharing the knowledge of yoga. Lauren's class will focus on breath and alignment. She places special emphasis on enjoying your practice, being kind to your body and loving yourself. "I honor my teachers who have guided me and am grateful to be here! Namaste."
Amber DiPietro believes and lives her life under the premise that we are put on the earth to make the world a better place.Yoga had such a powerful impact on her life she wanted to give this gift back into the world, opening the opportunity for others to find love and harmony within themselves. Amber chose this journey in hopes to inspire people to embrace their inner light and live a life they love. Her mission is to create a space for healing and personal growth, uniting mind, body and spirit in a fun vinyasa flow. She graduated with her RYT200 from Pranashama Institute and is currently completing her RYT500, she strives to consistently attend workshops to continue to elevate her knowledge and teaching.
Gabriella grew up in Alpharetta, GA where she fell in love with outdoor adventures. Her first passion was horseback riding, until she moved to south Florida and found her new passion..yoga. Not so much the postures, but the quieting of the mind. She realized that as long as she has her breath, she can go anywhere and do anything! Gabriella holds a 200 hr certification in Anuttara Raja, 100 hr in Anuttara Vinyasa, and 100hr Yoga Palm Beach University Vinyasa, and a BS in Alternative Medicine. She is excited to spread love and happiness through yoga.
Pedro Luna is a South Florida based yoga instructor, experience creator, podcast host, meme maker, and international retreat leader. Pedro has been teaching yoga since the fall of 2012. Pedro's mission in life is to share the gift of yoga with the world. Pedro enjoy's teaching various styles of yoga. While his classes may be challenging at times, they will always have an element of lightness to them that will leave you blissed and full of life. Yoga doesn’t have to be so serious all the time, he loves to hold space for people to #lightenup. Pedro believes that yoga is for anyone and everyone, if you can breathe you can do yoga.
Mackenzie offers smart sequences with a light-hearted feel, always with a smile. After moving to South Florida, from NYC, Mackenzie quickly became a part of the Yoga Aura family. She earned her certification from Yoga Aura, and naturally fell into teaching. Outside of teaching group classes, Mackenzie plays an integral roll as Studio Manager. Students and staff agree, she's an amazing soul!