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Lauren Pech  Flower

Lauren Pech is a certified yoga teacher and psychotherapist with an investment in the human condition and the inherent inner capacity to heal. She is dedicated to the union of Eastern and Western practices demonstrated by weaving together the somatic experience of yoga, mindfulness practices of meditation, and self-inquiry of psychotherapy. She studied counseling and meditation at Naropa University where she earned a master’s degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology in 2006. In 2003 Lauren completed a 200 hour yoga alliance yoga teacher training in Vinyasa and Hot Yoga. Her background in counseling includes years of work with dual diagnosed individuals living with HIV/AIDS and substance abuse. As a yoga teacher, Lauren has worked in conventional yoga centers as well as therapeutic communities like the Eating Disorder Center of Denver and Denver Children’s Home.

Lauren follows the Shambhala teachings which are rooted in the contemplative teachings of Buddhism. These teachings contribute to her spiritual development and continue to influence her work as a professional. She currently practices substance abuse counseling for the University of Colorado Health Sciences.