Laura (Guru Karam) Benton
Laura (Guru Karam) Benton began her life-long yoga practice at age 16 at a Kundalini Yoga Ashram in Houston, Texas. She is certified in Kundalini Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga and is a Level 1 and Level 2 Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer. She has presented classes internationally on Gong Yoga Nidra, the art of deep relaxation with the gong, and brings a feminine perspective to the art of playing the gong for meditation and relaxation. She is the recipient of the International Kundalini Yoga Teacher’s Association “Building Communities in Yoga” award and a three-time presenter at the Southwest Yoga Conference. She is a Registered Nurse and teaches anatomy and physiology in teacher training courses and is a guest lecturer in Kundalini postures in other yoga teacher training courses and a presenter at the Southwest Yoga conferences. With her husband, Mehtab, Guru Karam is the co-recipient of the International Kundalini Yoga Teacher’s Association “Building Communities in Yoga” award.