Laura A. Baker Ph.D.
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Laura A. Baker, Ph.D., is a Professor and faculty member in the Psychology department at the University of Southern California, where she teaches courses in behavioral genetics, multivariate statistics, and sexuality. Laura has been practicing Iyengar Yoga since 2004 and is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) at the Intro I and II levels. She has traveled twice to Pune, India to study with the Iyengars and to B.K.S. Iyengar’s birthplace in Bellur, India to study with Manouso Manos, in addition to having studied with CIYTs Marla Apt, Gloria Goldberg, Keri Lee, Koren Paalman, and Nancy Sandercock. At USC, Dr. Baker incorporates Yoga and Mindfulness programs into the residence halls and serves on the Mindful USC Steering Committee to enrich the lives of USC undergraduates living on campus.