Laura Staton is an Occupational Therapist and Yoga Therapeutics teacher in Brooklyn (OTR/L, E- RYT).
She is also the co-founder of Baby Om, yoga for mothers and babies.Learn More
Laura was recently featured on Yoga City. Read the entire article below about a visit to Jennifer Brilliant’s studio for Laura’s Yoga Therapeutics class. From Yoga City: On a sunny winter afternoon, Sleuth expanded her horizons, entering a therapeutics yoga class for the first time. Not knowing what to expect, I placed my mat in [...]
I like mornings – our energy and brains are clear and the day spans before us, however, I have never been a “morning” person. Once up, there are the daily list of things to do and the race to leave the house. If I wake up late, I am rushed and frantic and settle down [...]
Well I came back from another Cambodian retreat with Simone Inns. The yoga was challenging and strong, the group dynamic and the countryside lush, hot and dramatic. We walked through 1000 year old temples, had noodle soup for breakfast, shopped in humid markets, rode in tuk-tuks, donned hats and sunscreen galore, re-visited the orphanage Simone [...]
The sciatic nerve innervates all muscles of the posterior thigh, leg and foot. It is as thick as a finger and is formed from the nerve roots that originate from the sacral plexus (groups of nerves) that emerge from the vertebrae between L4 and S3. It is actually two combined nerves, the tibeal nerve and [...]
The deep layers of the gluteal muscles are also commonly referred to as “the rotators”. They are a dense strip of 5 muscles and are responsible for laterally rotating the thigh and helping to stabilize the femoral head in the acetabulum. The piriformis is considered to be a landmark of the gluteal region and renowned [...]
Along with traditional OT methods, yoga will be used to remediate and strengthen necessary biomechanical or postural deficits.
Chair yoga is a great way to practice in the comfort of your own home. It helps with flexibility and overall fitness.
Baby Om is a dynamic book, with easy-to-follow, fun yoga programmes specially designed for new mothers and their babies.