Laura Dowling Shea is a Reiki Master and Synergy Yoga Teacher. Laura received her 500 hour yoga certification in 2001 in Encinitas California studying with Peri Ness. In 2009 Laura completed Level II of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy training.

She has since taught yoga on retreats and as part of a program for women recovering from breast and ovarian cancer. Laura studied Reiki as a student of Cathy Anesi and in 2010 received her Reiki Master certification in the Usui Reiki tradition.

Laura received the Global Leadership Professional (GLP) designation from the Wharton School of Business in 2013 and continues to work as a corporate executive. She is also a Film and Television Actress and Producer. Laura lives in Croton on Hudson with her husband and 14 year old son.