Lauren was born and raised in Lexington, KY. She has always lived an active lifestyle participating in ballet and gymnastics from a young age. Lauren attended the University of Kentucky where she earned both her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Accounting, and she is a Certified Public Accountant. Lauren was first introduced to Pure Barre more than a decade ago in Lexington and was immediately hooked. After 8 years of working in Accounting and Taxation, Lauren felt it was time to make a change to something she felt passionate about. From day one Lauren was a true believer in the Pure Barre technique. Not only does she rely on Pure Barre to maintain her own physical and mental fitness, but she also has seen the effect it can have on other people's bodies and lives. Lauren has loved watching the Pure Barre Knoxville community grow and seeing clients transform their bodies and minds with each and every class!