Laurel Van Matre

Laurel Van Matre

The Yogi

Laurel Van Matre is a Minneapolis based yogi, designer and entrepreneur. She has been practicing yoga for over 18 years and teaching for more than a decade. Her yoga studio, YOGA Garden, is considered one of the leading studios in Minneapolis.  She teaches her students to use Design Thinking concepts on their mats and how to use that experience as a metaphor for their creative pursuits.  She is a teacher to many successful C-Level executives, artists and entrepreneurs who are curious, creative and understand yoga as a way to increase creative confidence through movement.  In addition to YOGA Garden she is the owner/operator of LVMGardens Design. Laurel holds a BFA from the University of Wisconsin, has lived in London and travelled extensively through Europe and Asia.  Visit her blog at www.laurelvanmatre.blogspot.com