Lauren Grady is a certified Usui Reiki Master, certified sound and energy healer through The Divine Mother Center and certified Ho'noponopono practitioner. She is also on the path to becoming a Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher and facilitator of Sacred Motherhood Circles.
After completing a course in Mindful Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in 2016, she was inspired to explore alternative ways of living. Through improvisational dance, she connected with divine feminine and divine masculine energies. These energies have guided her to serve and helping others see their own power and greatest potential.
On her down time, Lauren can be found drumming, dancing and moving with Continuum Movement. She is mom of two beautiful boys and the wife to John Grady.
Lauren Grady began her dance training at the age of 2 at the Arcaro School of Dance in the Bronx, NY. After studying ballet, tap and tumbling for a number of years she decided to concentrate in ballet. She then studied at the Artistic Dance Academy under the direction of Linda Giancaspro (Istvan Rabovsky and Nora Kovach of the Bolshoi Ballet). At the Artistic Dance Academy, she studied Russian Vagonova style ballet and classical jazz dance. After moving to Brewster, NY in 1997 she began studying classical ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, and lyrical dance at Taps-N-Toes, Inc. She was given the opportunity to apprentice with various instructors from Taps-N-Toes, Inc. and in 1998, Lauren became a member of their faculty. She also taught Gymnastics at Karen’s World of Gymnastics for 4 year.
In 2000, Lauren was accepted to the Western Connecticut State University Dance Team. Here, it was Khalda Logan-Eaton (Alvin Ailey American Dance Center and Nicholasleichterdance Modern Dance Company) that introduced Lauren to modern dance. Lauren preformed frequently and choreographed several pieces for the team. She was even awarded the Coaches Recognition Award in 2003. Since 1998, Lauren has instructed children from ages 2 and up in various dance forms including: creative movement, classical ballet, jazz, hip-hop, across and lyrical dance. After teaching in various dance studios, she was inspired by past students to open Vibe Dance Studio. Lauren successfully ran Vibe Dance Studio for 9 beautiful years.
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