Lauren O'Connor

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Los Angeles, California
California State University – Long Beach, California State University – Los Angeles, Yoga Angels International School Of Yoga/teacher Training
Yoga/fitness, Digestive Health, Heart Health
  • Lauren is a registered dietitian specializing in digestive health – specifically healing chronic acid reflux (GERD).
  • She became a yoga instructor in 2015. She is delighted to be teaching at her local YMCA.
  • Her latest book, "28-Day Mediterranean Diet Heart-Healthy Solution," is available wherever books are sold.


Lauren O'Connor is a registered dietitian, in private practice, with over 15 years of experience in the field. Her articles have appeared in Livestrong, Today's Dietitian, Food & Nutrition Magazine, Daily Meal, WellSeek, South Pasadenan, and Diets In Review. She has been quoted in Prevention, Shape, Parade, Good Housekeeping, Reader's Digest, Forbes, and Women's Health Magazine. She is a qualified health expert at AnyQuestion. She's been a featured expert on The Balancing Act talk show, MaYoga podcast, Meal Garden, and H2O for Health. As a former dancer, she enjoys creating yoga flow sequences and has been dubbed "the ballet yogi" by her yoga students.


Lauren O'Connor received her bachelor's degree in Journalism from California State University, Long Beach and her Masters in Nutritional Science from California State University, Los Angeles, where she received an Arthur Kong Memorial scholarship and was accepted into the highly esteemed Coordinated Dietetics Program. She became a registered dietitian in 2007 and has used her communications and writing skillset throughout her career in the field of nutrition.
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