Laurel Clohessy (Deshpal Kaur) is a new Portlander. She hails from the mountains of Flagstaff, AZ. Laurel grew up with Kundalini Yoga sprinkled throughout her early childhood. She returned to the arms of Kundalini Yoga following the birthing of her oldest son.
In 2005 she became a certified Khalsa Way Prenatal teacher completing training with Gurmukh Kaur, and has been honored to teach mothers off & on ever since. In 2007, she completed the RadiantChild teacher training with Shakta Kaur and has taught all ages of lil yogis.
In 2014 she found a great teacher in Sevak Singh Khalsa and completed her Level 1 KY Teacher Training and IKTA certification through Heart & Soul Retreat. In the summer of 2018, she became a certified Cornerstone Childbirth Educator, expanding her knowledge of an empowered birth for every birthing person.
She has a love of the arts, and a background in theatre, education, and social work.
Her greatest love and most challenging job is that of being a mama to two sons. That practice is a big big teacher every day..
Laurel sees the powerful practice of kundalini yoga and meditation as a compass that can always point us forward, as well as return us to the happiest, truest Self…