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 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.

Laura is an Advanced Practice Nurse, an Ayurvedic Educator for medical professionals, and a Clinical Hypnotherapist. With her husband, Mehtab, Guru Karam is the co-recipient of the International Kundalini Yoga Teacher’s Association “Building Communities in Yoga” award. Together they taught yoga, the gong and astrology in over 20 countries.

For more information on Laura, please visit www.selfhealthcarenurse.com

“Laura’s voice is calm and has an unfaltering clarity in it, along with a deep sincerity in helping me heal. It is very easy to relax in her presence and teaching. I felt like another layer was removed from me and my own person was better revealed.”  
— Natalie F.

“I am highly impressed by her level of knowledge of both Western and Eastern medicine and yoga healing practices. She has a warm, practical, and nonjudgmental style that makes doing the inner work so easy.” 
– Jo E.