Gwen Lawrence

Gwen Lawrence has been a practicing fitness professional since 1990. Her current practice includes private yoga training, class instruction and her sport-specific Power Yoga for Sports training program www.poweryogaforsports.com. Gwen’s unique combination of dance, massage and yoga training experience, coupled with her extensive knowledge of anatomy, and nutrition, provide her clients, and athletes with overwhelming benefits.

Gwen is the yoga Coach for several New York Yankees baseball players, team yoga instructor for the New York Giants, New York Knicks, New York Red Bulls, New York Rangers, several major college teams, including Yale and UNC, and  many youth teams in a variety of sports. She is also the official spokesperson for AFRIN PureSea, and ambassador for Lululemon, her writing appears in Men's Health, Women's Health, Fitness Magazine and shape.com.  She has made appearances on NBC TODAY show and many TV news and national radio shows. Gwen also owns her own Yoga School where she trains people to teach the power yoga for sports system.

Gwen lives in the New York tri state area with her Husband, and three teenage boys.

Content Posted by Gwen Lawrence

Gwen Lawrence Training with the NY Red Bull Soccer Team

// //             Gwen Lawrence Training with the NY Red Bull Soccer Team and shows how yoga can help soccer player with their endurance and strength. Gwen is a professional sports guru and creator of Power Yoga For Sports....

Gwen Lawrence Training with High School Football Team

// //             Gwen Lawrence Training with Rye Country Day School Football Team. Gwen is a professional sports guru and creator of Power Yoga For Sports....

Gwen Lawrence Practicing Yoga with the NY Giants

// //             ABC segment on how Gwen Lawrence practices yoga with the NY Giants during spring training. Gwen is a professional sports guru and creator of Power Yoga For Sports....

Gwen Lawrence Trains with Amani Toomer

// //             Gwen Lawrence practices yoga with NY Giant Wide Receiver Amani Toomer to rehab after having ACL surgery. Gwen is a professional sports guru and creator of Power Yoga For Sports....

Straddle Forward Bend Twist

Parivritta Prasrita Padottanasana Considered a beginners category of poses, this pose can prove to be very challenging for most, especially people that are tight in their trunk rotation and hamstrings.   How To: Straddle Forward Bend Twist (sfbt) S...

Corpse Pose

Trikonasana Universally the most anticipated pose of a yoga class, corpse pose, final resting pose or savasana.  While it may seem as though you are preparing for nap in corpse pose you are relaxing in a pose that sets your body for meditation…wh...

Triangle Pose

Trikonasana Popular in many styles of yoga, tri means three and kona means corner or angle in Sanskrit, thus triangle pose.  Triangle is a therapeutic pose that provides the practitioner with many benefits including strengthening of core and legs. ...

Headstand Pose

Sirshasana Head Stand is widely considered to be one of the most beneficial yoga postures for the body, mind and spirit.  Doctors have touted Head Stand as being one of the best stimulants for the brain and the spine as well as cerebrospinal fluid....

Standing Forward Bend

Uttanasana While this seems to be a very easy straightforward pose, there are several very specific ways to set yourself up in it.  This pose takes time time time to see results, but they will come and you will prevail!!!!   How to: Standing Forwa...

Opposite Arm Opposite Leg Pose

Not exactly a yoga pose, more of a yoga movement.  I start all my yoga classes with this centering warm up movement.   How to: Opposite Arm Opposite Leg Start by lying on your back, arms stretching overhead, and toes stretching to the front of you...