Lauren Rudick’s love of yoga has taken her around the world. She has studied, taught and practiced yoga across 6 continents and over two-dozen countries. Lauren’s appetite for yoga and travel is insatiable! She has been teaching and practicing yoga for over a decade and continues to train with world-class and inspiring teachers whenever she can. She has solid roots in traditional Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa and Power Yoga with continued education in Ashtanga, Yin, and Anusara.

Lauren’s dynamic and upbeat classes are infused with humor, positivity and joy helping her students build confidence on and off the mat.

Avigna (Avighna) is one of the names of Hindu elephant-headed deity Ganesh, the destroyer of obstacles.

Lauren’s joyful and lighthearted approach to yoga helps her face challenges, move through them and feel connected, grounded, and happy within. Through her classes and workshops she hopes to pass on the contentment and exuberance that she experiences every day as she destroys the obstacles in her life with the aid of her yoga practice.

Saturday 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Wring it out!

Get twisted, knotted up, tangled and squeeze out everything that isn’t necessary toward a happy fulfilled life. Wring it out is all about using twists to nourish and refresh the body from inside out. Sweat it out, stretch it out, wring it out! Get into the practice of feeling refreshed, cleansed and exuberant.

Saturday 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Monkeying around in Hanumanasana
Join Lauren in this fun, adventure into the splits. Learn about the story of Hanuman as you discover how to safely build flexibility for the splits using specific, targeted stretching techniques. Play with different splits variations in your vinyasa practice. Let the splits become an accessible and regular part of your yoga practice!

Sunday 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Want to join the 365-day handstand challenge? When Lauren started doing a handstand every day and sharing it on social media using the hashtag #handstand365, she did not expect the concept to go viral! Today there are over 45 000 photos of handstanders around the world joining in with her! In this workshop, Lauren brings a fun and playful approach to your yoga practice, to learning handstands and to life! Lauren will teach you tips, tricks and techniques to safely stick your handstands. Join the joyful global community of people who’ve decided to play around upside down. This class is open to anyone who wants to learn how to get in to, practice or sustain a handstand and can feel comfortable in downward dog for 30 seconds or more.

– Full workshop until September 30th: 120€
– Full workshop after September 30th: 150€

Individual sessions: 50€


Sala Ginasio Inatel
Rua da Mouraria nº64 4º Andar
Edif. Amparo
1100-364 LISBOA