Laurie Ahlemann is the co-owner of Bonda Yoga in Great Neck Long Island. In addition, she is the Founder of the Long Island Yoga School and the Director of the Prana Shakti Flow Yoga Teacher Training Certification Program. She has been teaching Vinyasa Flow yoga on Long Island for 10 years and first introduced the Prana Shakti Flow style of Vinyasa Flow in 2007.
She is certified at the 500 hour level in the ISHTA yoga style. She attended the Be Yoga/Yoga Works 500 hour certification program in New York City under the guidance of Alan Finger, founder of ISHTA yoga (Integrated Science of Hatha, Tantra and Ayuveda.)
Laurie is an E-RYT 500 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher) with the Yoga Alliance. In 2004, Laurie created the AHRC Yoga Program for developmentally challenged adults. Later on, she created an in-depth Teacher Training Certificate Program for physical education teachers in the Nassau Boces school districts.
She studied the Anatomy and Philosophy of Breath under Leslie Kaminoff at The Breathing Project in New York City. Laurie also attended a Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Corina Benner of Wake Up Yoga. She studied Raja Yoga Meditation at the Brahma Kumaris Spiritual Center in Great Neck, Long Island and has had a personal meditation practice for over 21 years. These principles are applied in her guided meditation classes. In addition, she is a Reiki Master and a Master/Teacher of Magnified Healing.
Learn more about Bonda Yoga on their website: http://www.bondayoga.com/