Laura Fornaro Goodman, LMSW, E-RYT is a Dharma Registered Yoga teacher, social worker, and essential oil enthusiast with a love and passion for promoting a lifestyle of peace and wellness. Laura's love for yoga began in 2009 when she quickly found that the practice brought peace and balance to her hectic life. After becoming completely intrigued by Bikram and Ashtanga yoga, Laura earned her first teacher certification in hot yoga in October of 2009. Laura went on to train at Dharma Yoga Center, studying under Sri Dharma Mittra in NYC in June, 2011. Laura has furthered her yoga training with David Swenson in Ashtanga Yoga. Laura is a life-long student, dedicated to learning from the best and most experienced teachers, and incorporating new techniques into her classes. Laura specializes in teaching powerful vinyasa classes, arm balances, and inversions. Laura enjoys guiding her students towards body awareness, flexibility, strength, and mental clarity. She runs an individualized and peaceful, yet powerful class while inspiring students toward their full potential.