Hollyhock Presenters

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Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.

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Lauren Walker

Lauren Walker is the author of The Energy to Heal (Llewellyn, 2022). She previously published Energy Medicine Yoga: Amplify the Healing Power of Your Yoga Practice (Sounds True, 2014) and The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription (Sounds True, 2017). All three books won the Nautilus Silver award for best Mind/Body publication. She’s been teaching yoga and meditation since 1997 and created Energy Medicine Yoga while teaching at Norwich University. She teaches EMYoga across the US and internationally and has been featured many times in Yoga Journal, MantraMagazine, Yoga Digest, and published a feature article about her yoga work in The New York Times. In 2016 she was named one of the top 100 most influential yoga teachers in America. For more of her work, see EMYoga.net



Events with Lauren Walker

Energy Medicine Yoga: The Path to Boundless Joy
August 4 - 9, 2024

Join Energy Medicine Yoga founder, Lauren Walker, for a profound, immersive and transformative experience. In our 5 days together, you will gain a deep understanding of the truth: Energy is All There Is – body, mind and spirit. Most importantly, you will learn to apply Lauren’s signature Five Star Method…