Lauren DeVera (BA, RYT 200, CAPP, MSBR-T) Lauren is a dance graduate of Old Dominion University and has made incredible strides in her career as a performer, choreographer and educator. A distinguished thought leader in the dance community with performance and teaching credits including the Kennedy Center, Howard Theatre, Dance Place DC, Culture Shock DC, World of Dance, Carnival, BET, and CW Network. With a deep-rooted passion to bring people together, she has been a pioneer beginning as a leader of KODACHROME VA (Dance Workshop Series), later expanding her reach as the previous Production Manager of DMV Diggs Deeper (Freestyle Dance Event). Lauren is currently adjunct faculty at George Washington University and a barre/yoga/dance instructor across the DMV. She recently graduated in March 2019 from The Flourishing Center and is excited to integrate her work and art as a Positive Psychology Practitioner. Lauren is also the creator & founder of The Lion’s Den, a community-driven and operated organization dedicated to inclusion and positive wellness through dance/movement/fitness programming. She is a lover of movement, mindfulness and helping others reach their fullest potential. Come catch a class/performance with her and experience it for yourself!