Lori is the visionary behind Sangha Space. As owner of the studio and instructor of both Yoga and Tango, she shares her knowledge of movement arts with a community built on respect, love, connection, and learning. Lori teaches Grow Yoga Thursday evenings at 6pm and Intermediate Tango Wednesday nights at 7:15pm. You can also catch her taking classes, teaching dance clinics, and hosting the Tango Hop on 2nd Saturdays!
WHERE WERE YOU BORN
Delaware County, PA
HOW DID YOU ENCOUNTER TANGO?
In my kitchen.
HOW DID YOU ENCOUNTER YOGA?
On a vhs tape (Rodney Yee!)
ANY ADVICE FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE NEW TO TANGO?
It is the journey, not the destination
ANY ADVICE FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE NEW TO YOGA?
Don’t be scared to get off your mat!
CAN YOU DESCRIBE TANGO IN 3 WORDS?
CAN YOU DESCRIBE YOGA IN 3 WORDS?
Your own movement
WHAT’S THE BEST THING ABOUT EXCHANGING ROLES?
Awesomeness in both directions
WHAT’S THE BEST THING ABOUT UTILIZING PARTNER POSES DURING YOGA?
A kinesthetic mirror: there are some things you cannot experience alone
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT TEACHING AT SANGHA SPACE?
Spending time with people i love and hugging them all day
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT TAKING CLASSES AT SANGHA SPACE?
Watching our teachers grow
SOME SAY TEACHERS ARE LIFELONG LEARNERS. WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU ARE CURRENTLY LEARNING MORE ABOUT OR WORKING ON AS A TANGO TEACHER?
Working with populations suffering from acute and chronic trauma
WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU ARE CURRENTLY LEARNING MORE ABOUT?
Steve’s (non)sense of organization. i love him.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE TANGO SONG/ORQUESTRA?
Biagi when I am feeling musical
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE POSE OR PART OF YOUR YOGA PRACTICE?
Back bends from the thoracic spine
WHAT OTHER ACTIVITIES (BESIDES TANGO/YOGA) DO YOU ENJOY?
Spending time in and with my van
IF YOU WERE TO WIN THE LOTTERY, HOW WOULD YOU SPEND YOUR TIME?
Teaching and traveling, creating a retreat in key west
WHAT’S SOMETHING SECRETLY AWESOME ABOUT YOU THAT PEOPLE MAY NOT KNOW?
Daniel once told me I was all “Sherlock” in the way I see movement.