Dr. Lauren Alderfer

Lauren and His Holiness The XIV Dalai Lama

After living in India for over a dozen years, Dr. Lauren Alderfer now divides her time between the subcontinent and the Americas. She blends a Western perspective with the deep spirituality of the East, infusing both in her personal and professional life.

As an international educator for over 30 years, Lauren has worked in US-based overseas schools and has been a professor in several graduate programs in the US. She has written and collaborated on books about mindfulness for adults, teachers, and children. 

As a long-time mindful practitioner and certified IAYT yoga therapist, Lauren nurtures mindfulness for greater well-being and wholeness of body, mind, and heart to multicultural audiences of all ages in diverse settings around the world. Lauren holds a Ph.D. in Global Educational Leadership.