About

Born and raised in Oakland, California I have dedicated my life to the service of others from a nearly 30 year career in the hospitality industry, work in higher education, fundraising, and now teaching yoga. This blog is not just an outlet for my writing endeavors but also another service to others- I aim to share my experiences and insights honestly and authentically in order to inspire, motivate, and guide.

In January 2022 I quit drinking alcohol in order to forge a new life path, I jumped in to yoga teacher training and both of these choices have completely changed my life.

And if I can do it, so can you.

Mom, wife, friend, former marathon runner, health and wellness enthusiast and yogi-in-training: all 100% Laura. My journey is never complete and each step taken provides yet another reason behind my “why”- please join me on this new path and let’s explore our reasons together…