GLOW AERIAL YOGA . . .
is a yoga & wellness studio offering Unnata® Aerial Yoga classes, Kripalu yoga, and sound healing located in the heart of vibrant Putnam, Connecticut. Our goal is to cultivate and support mindfulness, well-being, and community through the practices of self-compassion, open-mindedness, and self-awareness both on and off the yoga mat.
Lori McDermott, E-RYT 500, CHHC
Since 1995 Lori has been a passionate and dedicated yoga student. She is a certified 500-hour Kripalu Professional Level Yoga Teacher and licensed Unnata® Aerial Yoga instructor, having trained with its founder, Michelle Dortignac, in Helsinki, Finland. Lori also received her Advanced Unnata® Aerial Yoga training with Michelle in Turku, Finland.
Lori's teaching style skillfully blends the traditions of Kripalu, vinyasa, restorative, and yin with Unnata® aerial yoga and her life experiences. She has trained and received certifications with leading yoga teachers including Rodney Yee, Rod Stryker, Shiva Rea (Vinyasa), and Sarah Powers (Insight Yoga) and is devoted to her first yoga teacher and mentor, Carole Donabedian, M.A., RYT. Since 1999 Lori has been teaching yoga and meditation and offering yoga nidra and sound therapy sessions.
Lori is also trained in BarSculpt and is a Certified Holistic Health Coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. She is also a graduate student in Professional & Rehabilitation Counseling, having completed a year-long internship counseling and infusing wellness education into the lives of young adults and adults in recovery from mental health and substance abuse issues.