Lauryn is a graduate of the Yale University School of Medicine and is nationally certified as a Physician Assistant. Additionally, she holds both an MFA in Movement/Kinesiology from the University of Utah and a BA in Creative and Performing Arts from Franklin Pierce University. With 40 years as a licensed massage therapist, Lauryn has learned and practiced numerous bodywork techniques. Using these skill sets, she has also owned and operated several businesses, including Body Therapy Systems, a movement education practice; Ergonomic Interventions, a corporate ergonomic analysis and training practice; and Cross Therapy: Healing in Motion, a physical therapy and wellness center. Concentrating on education and rehabilitative, musculoskeletal medicine, Lauryn specializes in the integration of allopathic (traditional) and holistic medicine. She is dedicated to providing people with an education that promotes an independent, pain-free, lifelong, high-level function for the whole person.
Since 1977, Lauryn has been developing a cutting-edge specialty called Neuroplastic Functional Training (NFT). This practice combines the disciplines of neuroplasticity, kinesiology, and life education. Currently, she is the owner and executive director of the Neuroplastic Functional Institute (NFI). Realizing that a number of her students and clients are underserved and financially challenged, Lauryn started a not-for-profit charitable arm of NFI called the Healing Out Loud Institute (HOLI). This organization raises money and hosts events free of charge for impaired participants. Lauryn’s greatest passion is to inspire people to commit to learning how to love, heal, and enjoy total freedom.