Interview with Laura Lampe!

Back at it again, yogis! This week we just couldn’t stay away from the studio because Laura Lampe was teaching her Tuesday night class. Laura has been practicing yoga for four years and has been teaching at AOY since October! Her favorite pose is Balancing Half-Moon because though it seems like a daunting, difficult stance, once she finds her balance she feels graceful!   What made you start yoga? It all began with curiosity. I was unfit from raising three children and started going to the gym to try and lose weight. All the exercise and sweat made me feel so good I wanted to expand into something else, which turned out to be yoga. It immediately knocked me on my butt- and I loved it. Why did you choose to work at AOY? I love urban spaces and because of the Art Of Yoga’s unique environment and setting in the city it stands out. What makes AOY different? There’s no pressure here with such a supportive community. In an environment as awesome as downtown Columbus, it’s difficult to find a good yoga studio. So when Ryan opened this studio up it gave everyone an inexpensive and accessible opportunity to do something they love. Young professionals sometimes move down here and they are¬†thrilled¬†when they find AOY. What do you teach in yoga? I stress as much as possible that breath is so important. Stay with your breath and it helps you approach a pose without being afraid of running away from it. People don’t often associate the two, but breathing and movement are so vital for yoga. People think...