Loretta Laurin (they/them/she/her) is a lover of movements and thrives in the juicy space where art meets activism. They have been teaching a variety of embodiment modalities over 10 years, including Bellyfit®, Pilates, Yoga, Contact Improvisation, and Fusion partner dancing. They also have experience as a social justice educator facilitating workshops on topics such as power and privilege, anti-racism, gender, and consent culture. Drawing upon diverse modalities and experiences, Loretta’s workshops strike a unique balance of grounded depth and light-hearted play.
Loretta is also an SFU graduate with certificates in Applied Human Nutrition, Religious Studies, Sustainable Community Development, and Liberal Arts; and is currently working towards a Masters in Counselling Psychology. She is also Hollyhock’s Communications Manager and co-founder of the social enterprise Shift Delivery Co-op.
Loretta is based in the unceded Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil- Waututh), and xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) territories (currently known as Vancouver). See Loretta’s current class schedule here.
Events with Loretta Laurin
July 11, 2021
Embody a state of easeful strength, relaxed openness, and resilience. Learn fundamental yoga, pilates, and somatic techniques to reset from stress-states, rejuvenate your being, and find centre amidst any challenge. “Loretta is a gifted facilitator whose knowledge of movement and passion for well-being is illuminated by contagious enthusiasm! Their classes are uplifting and unique with just the right amount of toughness and challenge.” – Megan V., Class Participant Your body tells a story about your life. Stress patterns held in our physical bodies reinforce feelings of exhaustion/burn-out, anxiety, powerlessness, and fear. In other words, as life pulls you “off centre,” the body follows. Following a…