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Lauren Sacks

About The Author

Lauren Sacks, E-RYT 500, PRYT, is a perinatal and hatha yoga instructor with over 20 years of teaching experience. She was a founding member of Carrboro Yoga Company in 2004 and taught thousands of students during her 15 year tenure. Practical alignment, whimsical humor, and fierce authenticity are hallmarks of Lauren's classes. For 12 years, Lauren worked as an event and retreat planner in the field of arts and higher education administration and draws from her experience there to facilitate retreats that are heart-nourishing, soulful, and fun, and expand on the community created through her yoga classes. Along with Alexandra, Lauren co-founded Whole Mama Yoga ( Along with a collective of teachers, they lead yoga classes, workshops and other events to support all aspects of parenting—from pre-conception to perimenopause. Several times a year, Alexandra and Lauren also co-teach an internationally renowned Pre and Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training program. Lauren's expertise in perinatal yoga as well as her beloved Yoga for Motherhood classes make her a sought-after presenter in yoga teacher training programs, and she works regularly with both UNC and Duke to teach tools of yoga to residents, obstetricians, midwives, and their patients. Lauren loves reading, cooking, eating, quilting, napping, and her family and friends (in no particular order).  She lives in Carrboro, NC with her husband and their two children. 

Books by Lauren Sacks