My name is Laura. I am Kenyan, currently based in Florence, Italy. I am a Full-time mom, Vinyasa Yoga Teacher and the editor of Lora By Lora.


I am a passionate yoga practitioner and a certified Vinyasa Yoga teacher. I have been practicing yoga since 2010 and my dream of becoming a yoga teacher came within reach after we moved to the Philippines in 2016. Stars aligned, and I eventually enrolled in the 200-hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training in Yoga+ Makati, Philippines in 2017.

Since then, I’ve never stopped learning. I’ve found that the beauty of practicing yoga as a teacher and student is that there is always something new to discover and there is always room to grow and become a better version of myself.

Vinyasa commonly referred to as “Flow” is a style of yoga characterized by stringing yoga poses together so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath. It can also be translated as “Arranging something in a special way”. Linking each breath with each movement to give you a balanced experience both physically and mentally. Vinyasa recognizes the temporary nature of things.  We enter into a posture, are there for a while and then leave.

My classes invite yogis of all levels. Each yoga session includes Breathing exercises, Yoga Asanas and Meditation.  I create a safe space for practitioners by keeping it slow and seamless. Inviting physical awareness and correct alignment into practice to avoid injuries.

Through teaching and sharing my passion I hope to continue inspiring and encouraging others to give yoga a chance, start their own journey or explore and evolve in their existing journey because I believe in order to thrive, we need to find activities like Yoga that do more than just make us sweat, but also keep us grounded, help us stay healthy both physically and emotionally and support a positive state of mind.


Having traveled through some of the wine regions in France and now living in Italy, I have developed a deep appreciation of wine and the immense work and dedication that goes into production.

Behind every bottle of wine is a story about love, passion, family, and endless hard work.

Wellness is all about teaching and sharing my yoga practice to inspire people to give yoga a chance, start their own journey or explore and evolve in their existing journey.

Wine, because I truly believe the best wines are those you share with friends.


I am grateful for the opportunity to travel and live as an expat in different countries. Meeting new people from different corners of the world and embracing new cultures is such an enriching experience.

I believe that appreciating each other’s uniqueness helps us discover ourselves and leads us to contributing positively to the world. This belief fuels my drive to keep exploring the world and sharing the magic of our individual and collective experiences to as many people as I can.


I believe that cooking can be a concrete expression of love. I believe that time spent with loved ones around a table is time well-spent. And I believe in nourishing the body we live in with nutritious and delicious food.

I love spending time in the kitchen with my son. Even though we always end up with a big mess afterwards, I wouldn’t have it any other way.  Cooking is our favorite way to bond and it is my dream that he grows up more of a passionate cook than mummy is. This section houses the successful recipes from our kitchen adventures.

Thank you for stopping by.

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