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The MAPS Institute

April 19, 2021

New Yorker Lauren Hoffmeier is an author, yoga teacher, singer, and creator. Her first book, Mula and the Fly, is an inspiring children’s tale that reminds us all that we can achieve our dreams — if we only allow ourselves to be vulnerably shaken awake, and dive head first into that which is scary, unconventional, and seemingly impossible.

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By Laura Araujo

April 16, 2021

We are continually overloading our nervous system and the stuff between our ears, but give little thought to how we’re going to recharge these two vital systems — yet expect them to function optimally! But when we don’t recharge we negatively impact our ability to achieve our long term goals in a sustainable way. Pranayama can help you flip the switch from brain-drain to nervous system recharge.

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By Erica Zellner, MS, CNS

April 14, 2021

By Dr. Bianca Inirio, OTD

April 12, 2021

Live the MAPS Lifestyle.

If you are ready to live authentically, be more productive and effective at work, have deeper and more fulfilling relationships, and live a healthy life in balance, you're one of us. We are dedicated to helping you embrace the MAPS Lifestyle using our four tenets of Mindfulness, Activation, Purpose and Surrender to find balance and live the life you want to live.

Meet Laura.

I created MAPS not because I have some secret remedy or because I think I have it all figured out. I created it because I have observed what happens around me when I embrace this idea of creating a personal daily practice of life. I have found that when I actively foster it within my life and practice it without fear of its uncertainty, that is when everything comes together and I find that I am living my best life.

And that is what I want to share with you.

Want another perspective? Check out this profile on Laura in Just Yoga

"Laura is the brainchild behind the Mindfulness, Activation, Purpose and Surrender Institute, or MAPS Institute, which is dedicated to helping people find and sustain balance in their lives. Laura's vision, through the MAPS Institute, is to enable people to be more productive and effective at work; have deeper and more fulfilling relationships; and live a more meaningful life." 

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