Laura Burkhart

Creative, Fluid, Invigorating, Well-Balanced Vinyasa


Laura is a San Francisco based E-RYT 500 teacher who’s creative and intelligently sequenced classes that are challenging, with a smooth and rhythmic flow. She incorporates music tailored to create a specific cadence and theme for each class. In her classes she caters to different levels and ability, ensuring that all her students feel welcome and comfortable. She is known for her warmth and is attentive and caring to the needs of her students.

Laura’s extensive studies under primary mentor Jason Crandell, from whom she has learned the art of smart sequencing and attention to detail, and Shiva Rea, where she honed her fluid style, have forged an intuitive, spontaneous and eclectic instruction style. In addition to teaching yoga classes at Yoga Works and Yoga Tree in, she also teaches online classes through Yoga Vibes, Grokker and My Yoga Works.

Laura worked as the Yoga Director at the San Francisco Bay Club’s Mind/Body Center, has modeled in numerous Yoga Journal and Yogaglo online video podcasts, has been spotlighted in Origin Magazine, was a master class model for Yoga Journal Magazine and recently a contributing writer for Yoga Journal USA and contributing writer and cover model for Yoga Journal Italy. She has presented at the Yoga Journal Conference, Yoga For Hope, Yoga Festival Milano and Yoga Rocks the Park and has contributed to online blogs and articles for SELF Magazine, Yoga Journal Magazine, Greatist, Refinery 29, Yoga works and Yoga Tree.

Laura’s most recent Yoga Journal article: here

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