Yoga for Hope

About the Teachers

Michele Sonier
, teaches Vinyasa yoga, emphasizing alignment and mind-body awareness, aiming to share the profound inner strength and healing powers of yoga within the framework of a fun, vigorous and safe class. Michele received her teaching certification from New York Yoga and has been blessed to study with many inspiring teachers including Baron Baptiste and Beryl Bender Birch. Michele also "daylights" on Wall Street, working hard to live her yoga both on and off the mat.

Lauren Cahn teaches Vinyasa yoga to students of all levels, ages and abilities, from Olympic athletes to octogenarians, and is honored to teach Yoga For Breast Cancer Survivors at Yoga Sutra. An Om Yoga-certified teacher, Lauren teaches an alignment-based flow imbued with a spirit of creativity and fun. Lauren maintains a daily Ashtanga practice and has also studied Kundalini, Jivamukti and Hot Yoga as well as Vipassana (insight) and Shamatha (tranquility) meditation. Along her path to the yoga mat, Lauren spent 12 years as a corporate attorney and became a mom to two boys, who, along with her students, are amongst her greatest teachers.