Annie is an experienced yoga and movement instructor, as well as a botanist and science educator. She is passionate about infusing her daily life with movement, and shaping the environment around her to encourage play and vitality. Annie has been fortunate to be able to work outdoors, and has learned to move through natural environments with ease, grace, and efficiency. For fun, she loves to hike, camp, and travel with her family and friends. Her mission is to help students be confident and capable as they move throughout their lives and explore the natural world.
Annie began practicing yoga in college as a complement to ballet and modern dance, and developed a home practice when she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Bolivia. She is from Portland, Oregon, where completed her teacher trainings (200 hour Alignment Based Vinyasa, Primal Vinyasa, and Next Generation Yoga for Kids) at the Yoga Union Community Wellness Center. You can follow her on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube @annielawrenceyoga.