Lauren Duke is an inspiring yoga teacher based out of the eclectic town of Encinitas, California. She is the Founder of Yoga Bergamot, a studio that is committed to making yoga accessible to everyone in a special place where donation based yoga can live strong. She is a devoted teacher and student, deeply involved in community events, and married to Chris Miller, the Co-Creator of Vuori Clothing. Here she shares some light on her experiences and life. Thank you Lauren for your words about the journey. We look forward to reading your books in 10 years;)
Tell us a bit about your yoga story…
What inspired you to create a DONATION based yoga space?
Do you offer any types of work exchange/work trade at Yoga Bergamot? What benefits do you notice from “trading”?
Any thoughts on environmental issues and how the yoga community can be of service?
What is your definition of happiness?
If you could go back in time, what would your current self tell your 16 year old self?
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
What are you most inspired by right NOW?
Committed to sharing and sustaining both the spirit of yoga and the donation based yoga system, Lauren is the Founder of Bergamot Yoga. With over 1,000 hours of training through several different systems including; Hatha, vinyasa, and Anusara, her method of teaching is a blend of yoga depending on what feels relevant to her students, her individual practice and her own life. She is known for her raw disposition, detailed Instruction and fun-loving nature. You never know what you are going to get but it’s guaranteed to always be challenging both in your body and in your heart.