Laura has over 20 years of experience in IT enterprise infrastructure. They left the corporate world in 2011 for health-related reasons and used the challenge of chronic illness as an opportunity to shift their focus to their life-long interest in social justice. They teach meditation and have participated in several of the Yoga and Body Image Coalition’s campaigns, including a spotlight in YBIC and Yoga International's "This is What a Yogi Looks Like" series  and Mantra Yoga + Health's "Every Body is a Yoga Body" feature.   They are passionate about working to make yoga and meditation more accessible and welcoming to everyone, with a special focus on dis/ability and neurodiversity.