Certifications

  • Cognitive Behavioral Coach
  • Restorative Yoga Therapist
  • Mat Pilates Instructor
  • Mindfulness Meditation Teacher
  • Reiki Master Teacher 

Additional Specialized Training

  • Yoga for PTSD 
  • Metabolic Nutrition
  • Cranial Sacral Therapy
  • Life Story Coach
  • REBT (Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy)

Education

Lauralyn attended Marymount Manhattan College and State University of New York where her studies concentrated in Communications, Political Science and Psychology.

 

Wellness Warrior and Health Advocate 

Lauralyn’s experience living with a rare neurological condition led to her deeper study and understanding of the mind/body/spirit connection. Motivated by a near-death experience, she learned a holistic approach to self-care is an essential practice to restore and maintain wellness.

Wellness Coach

For the past 17 years, she has coached individuals seeking stress relief and a holistic, intuitive, compassionate approach to self-care and life choices.

Writer

Lauralyn started her career as a freelance writer in New York City and worked as a journalist for over a decade.

Lauralyn’s Writing Experience

Her first publication was Proof Downtown: How Things Really Are. This zine captured the cultural movement happening during the grunge era in New York City.

Her work has been published in The Good News Network, Elite Military Magazine, The Long Beach Herald, The Baldwin Herald, Catholic Digest and The Fayetteville Observer among others.

She was an associate editor and cultural columnist for Long Island Woman, entertainment reporter for Good Times and technology columnist for Broadcasting and Cable.

She authored a book about the rise of Manhattan’s legendary Venus Body Piercing in the East Village and her work was cited in the book In The Flesh: The Cultural Politics of Body Modification by Victoria Pitts.

Her most recent work is The Dove Deck, and she writes a daily column for Dove Members on Buy Me A Coffee. She provides private email sessions that provide a written copy of intuitive-based coaching advice. Follow her on Instagram (@LauralynKearney) to read her inspirational work posted there.

Lauralyn’s Yoga Therapy Experience

Lauralyn is the founder of Yoga for Heroes, the first therapeutic yoga program for wounded soldiers at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Prior to working for the military, she owned a wellness studio in Orange County, California where she provided coaching, meditation classes and Reiki certification classes.

She has volunteered her yoga therapy services for veteran’s organizations and several children’s non-profits including The Boys and Girls Clubs of America. And has led mindfulness workshops for corporations and wellness centers in New York City, Los Angeles and England.

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