Laura Ahrens Yoga
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Living the practice of yoga.



My Teaching

Emphasis on Yoga Philosophy

My teaching is built on a strong foundation of traditional yogic philosophy. All innovations are built on the bedrock of tremendous commitment to the truths of yoga. My teaching is an approach to practice rather than focused on a specific style. In class, philosophical concepts are explored in an embodied way through physical practice.

Living Yoga in the World

My greatest commitment is to living the practice of yoga in the world, and teaching others to do the same. What we practice on rubber rectangles in studios and serene spaces is just the start. It’s the practice for the practice— where we hone the skills of yoga with lower stakes in the hopes of bringing them outside. The poses are impersonal and archetypal situations that are a clearer mirror for our patterns so we may see them with less clouding when we’re in our lives.

Commitment to Practice

Yoga teaches us that everything is about relationship.
My yoga practice is a decade old and I see how much that relationship has taught and is still teaching me. How it holds a mirror to my life and asks me who I'm being and who I really am. Relationships will do that. There have been ups and downs, but ultimately all for my own becoming even when really challenging.

The success of Yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures, but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.
— T.K.V. Desikachar


Upcoming Retreats


Living Yoga Retreat

Vida Pura, Portugal

August 31st -September 6th

Vida Pura, located in the Algarve on the Southern coast of Portugal, is a place where the natural beauty of the land is accentuated and sustainability reigns supreme. Everything is reused, recycled, regenerated. Watch this video for a quick sense of place.


Viva La Vida!

Playa Viva, Mexico

March 21st - 28th

Playa Viva is a sustainable beach haven with an emphasis on positive social and environmental impact for the local ecosystem. Park yourself by the healing ocean, take part in an indigenous sweat lodge ceremony with a local Shaman, live sustainably for a week on a mile of private beach.


Lambing Retreat to

Metta Earth

Lincoln, VT

April 17th - 20th

The lambs are born all throughout the month of April and early May, so they’ll be young and cuddly and we may experience a birth! Explore the concept of rebirth in action through time on the land, yoga practice, caring for the sheep, and more.


Weekly Classes


Coolidge Yoga Brookline

Wednesday 5:45 - 7:15 pm

Thursday 12:15 - 1:15 pm

Friday 12:15 - 1:15 pm

Saturday 4:00 -5:30 pm

Coolidge Yoga South End

Tuesday 5:45 - 7:00 pm

Thursday 9:00 - 10:15 am

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 Ojas Ayurvedic Kitchen

Ojas Ayurvedic Kitchen is a collaboration of friends who are dedicated to a life in alignment with yoga and nature and are passionate about sharing the wisdom of yoga and Ayurveda.

In that spirit, we’ve been hosting four-course Ayurvedic feasts at Mei Mei to bring you an evening of eating for a vibrant life. Each colorful veggie-centric course is served up alongside Ayurvedic information on ingredient selection and impact of the food on your body and mind.


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