lauren slater yoga


Spring Cleaning!: Bandha vs. Core Conditioning workshop

Saturday, May 20, 2017


Location: Yoga Tree Stanyan

780 Stanyan St. SF, CA 94117 Map

Ever wonder what the difference is between muscular strength and the vacuum of bandha work? Do you ever feel ungrounded, sluggish, or suffer from back or stomach pain? Do inversions and balancing poses feel disconnected in certain areas of your body?

In this workshop we will explore how to cultivate both kinds of usage within the abdomen, and play with their application within balancing poses. Lauren will lead you through the preparatory Kriyas to develop an open abdomen to facilitate Uddiyana Bandha, as well as introduce the Basic and Intermediate Mat series from classical Pilates. This work is very powerful and can take your yoga practice and digestive health to the next level.

A truly transformative experience not to be missed!

This course qualifies for credit in the Yoga Tree Continuing Education Program.

With online registration you are reserving one spot in the workshop.

To reserve for additional students, please contact the studio where the workshop will be held.

Sign up here: Spring Cleaning!: Bandha vs. Core Conditioning with Lauren Slater

4th Annual Asheville Yoga Festival 2017

July 27-30, 2017

Asheville Yoga Festival 2017

This year I'm honored to be teaching three workshops at the Asheville Yoga Festival. It's going to be an amazing weekend of food, yoga, and the beauty of the Appalachian Mountains!

Join me down South y'all!

Lauren's Presenting Schedule

10-12pm Core conditioning: Bhanda, Abdominals, Inversions!

10:30am-12:30pm Pilates for Yogis

8-10am Dance your Flow

Purchase tickets here: Asheville Yoga Festival 2017


Baja California Escape with Lauren & Carolina

Sat, May 27, 2017 - Sat, Jun 3, 2017

Get inspired to deepen your practices, explore new worlds, and come home to yout true self!

Join us at the spectacular Prana Del Mar retreat center, nestled on Mexico's Baja California coast, between the towns of Todos Santos and Cabo San Lucas.

7 days of Pilates and Yoga mini-workshops to ground your adventures, with space for relaxation, personal growth, and total mind/body transformation.

Nourish your body with meals lovingly prepared by the in-house chefs; with many ingredients grown on premise from the organic garden

Included is a mid-week Kayaking and Snorkeling adventure in the Sea of Cortez.

Optional adventures including Explore the town of Todos Santos, Surfing, Horseback Riding on the Beach and Fishing off the Pacific Coast.
Between all of this, there will be ample time for naps in the garden hammocks, walks along the beach and stone labyrinth, sun and soaking in the pool/spa, and stunning sunsets from the rooftop lounge to cap off your days.

Single Room: $2800
Double Occupancy: $2000
Reserve your spot below with a $500* deposit, or pay in full now and know your in!
*The balance of your rate is due 30 days prior to the retreat, on April 26, 2017.

Price Includes
All prices include 3 daily meals, taxes, airport transfers from Cabos San Lucas, kayaking adventure in the Sea of Cortez, and twice daily yoga/Pilates classes.

Payment Options
By Personal check:
To avoid the 3% convenience fee, you may pay by check, payable to:
Lauren Slater OR Carolina Czechowska

By Payal:

Baja 2017 Retreat

For retreat questions and any other information, please email:

YPA is a retreat company founded in 2015 by Carolina Czechowska and Lauren Slater out of their shared passions for Pilates, Yoga, personal growth, and travel.

For more information about YPA, please visit: Yoga Pilates Adventures

Where will your heart take you next?

A Day in the Sun - Summer Solstice Yoga Retreat

Sunday, June 25th, 2017


Barnett Valley Retreat and Farm

Sebastopol, CA


Arrive:10am, welcome, tea, get settled

Yoga: 10:30am-12:30pm

Lunch: 12:30pm-2:30pm

Free time and Farm tour: 2:30-4:30pm

Join Lauren Slater for a wonderful day of yoga and farm-fresh food celebrating the bounty of Sonoma County. Our glorious locale is BVR Farm, founded by Elana and Matt Roberts, which is based on the Italian concept of Argriturismo, or bringing people to the farm.

We will begin our day on the beyond organic farm with an invigorating, nourishing two-hour yoga and meditation practice on the yoga deck looking out over the property. From there, we will leisurely make our way to the lunch table set under the shade of 300-year old oaks for a delicious three course vegetarian meal, prepared by Chef Matt, an alumnus of Jardinière in San Francisco.

After lunch, there will be ample time to relax on the property, siesta in the sun, and take a tour of the farm.

All non-alcoholic drinks including coffee and tea are included. Wine is BYOB.

Space is limited to 20 guests, so reserve your spot today!

Cost: $95

Register here:

By Payal:

Ticket to Paradise