Laura is from NB, but have lived in AB for 15 years. I am a mother of two wonderful girls (10 & 11 yrs). I was a Girl Guide's leader for 3 yrs and have been on various committees including ECmap & Deer Valley Playground Committee. I was on the Board of Directors for the Leduc Regional Chamber of Commerce for almost 4 years. I am on Leduc Downtown Business Association Board & St. Benedict’s Elementary School Board and the Arts Foundry Board in Leduc. I also volunteer at various charity events in and around Leduc, coaching sports teams, volunteering as well as at St. Michael's Catholic Parish in Leduc as an Adult server since 2013 along with my children.
I graduated from NBCC Woodstock with a Diploma in Graphic Design in 2001, Early Childhood Education from Grant MacEwan University in 2004 and then later graduated from MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy with a 2200hr, Remedial Massage Therapy Diploma in 2008. I have extra training in deep tissue massage from Schweitzer’s Deep Tissue Therapy, Pre/Postnatal Massage course from MH Vicars, Reiki levels 1 & 2 from Indigo Wellness & Yoga and Cupping Therapy Course out of Edmonton. I have also taken the 3 day Hot Stone Massage Course from Stone Spirits, Manual Lymphatic Drainage day course and completed a Myofascial Therapy course in Santorini, Greece through the Core Institute.
I have Fitness Theory, Aquatic Exercise, Resistance Training, Group Exercise, Step Aerobics, Cycle/Spin, Mind/Body and Portable Equipment Destination Courses as well as Ever Active Kids Certification from the AFLCA. I am a Fitness Instructor Specialist, Personal Training Specialist and Nutrition Wellness Specialist through Canfitpro. Also taken Bender Ball, Moc Studio 54, Tabatta Training and Zumba Basics 1 and 2, Zumba Toning, Zumbatomic, Zumba Gold, Zumba Gold Toning. Zumba Kids,Zumba Glutes, Zumba Core and Aqua Zumba through Zumba.com. As well as Level 2 Advanced Kickboxing Certified through Kickboxing Canada and High Fitness Instructor Training.
I am a member of Remedial Massage Therapists Association (RMTA ), Provincial Fitness Unit of Alberta (AFLCA), canfitpro, Leduc Chamber of Commerce, Leduc Downtown Business Association and Socan.
I have also decided to run for Leduc City Council for 2017, which you can follow updates here.