Lauren Hovey Yoga

Private Studio at Optima Kierland

7160 East Kierland Boulevard

Scottsdale, Arizona 85254


August 12, 2017

This is the sweetest blog post... from an exceptionally talented woman - Stephanie Hymann, of Stephanie Hymann Photography-  she did all of the amazing photos on this website.

Her talent and professionalism can't be overstated - she made a total amateur like me feel so...

August 10, 2017

The sculpture is in and the walls are painted, and Lauren Hovey Yoga is now open!

I've loved practicing in the space myself the past week and I look forward to opening it up to you.

The space will be finished up over the next few weeks, but in the meantime we've already...

August 7, 2017

Sun salutations are a great - and complete - practice. Did you know that each phase includes:

1. A physical position

2. A specific breathing pattern (inhale, exhale, or hold)

3. A physical awarensss 

4. A spiritual awareness

5. A specific effect (e.g. a state of concentrati...

August 4, 2017

The top knot is cooler than you may know! 

For someone getting into the world of real Tantric hatha yoga, you might not be aware of the esoterics behind the yogini's top knot... and that's okay, you are not alone... Most of yoga teachers I've met in the US have no idea...

August 3, 2017

We open at 9am to encourage each of our clients to have a daily routine, or "dinacarya" practice. In Ayurveda, the medical sister science to Yoga,  a daily routine is considered essential to harmonizing ones body, mind, and spirit.

Here is the dinacarya routine I follo...

August 2, 2017

In Mahasiddha Yoga it's understood that energy and speech are the same.

The way we use our voice conveys mood and feeling... and it can also create moods and feelings in the people we are communicating with. I am taking a great course right now (Precision Nutrition L2 N...

August 1, 2017

We all instinctively know how important space is. Sometimes we know how important it is only when our space has been invaded: loud noises coming from neighbors, people standing uncomfortably close to us when they talk, etc.

Creating the right space can put us at ease, a...

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