Meet Lauree Dash

Lauree Dash MMTCP - Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program Graduate - Brach Kornfield AlumniLauree Dash is a proud graduate of the Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield 2-year Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Certification Program [ MMTCP] through the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. She is a Trained Teacher in Mindful Self-Compassion [MSC], the work of Kristin Neff, Ph.D. and Ckristoher K.Germer,Ph.D.


In addition, Lauree is an Advanced Yoga Nidra practitioner in the Integrative Amrit Method of practice, with additional studies in the Satyananda format and storytelling. Lauree has studied Mindfulness and The Heart Practices through the UCLA Maps Program and has her RYT 200-HR, from Soul Yoga’s  Allison Candelaria.

Lauree had a 20-year career as a Producer in Broadcast Television in Los Angeles before moving to Oklahoma City. After 5 years at “Access Hollywood,“ a Daytime Emmy win for launching “The Doctors,” a Development career at ABC where she helped launch Tyra Banks’ FABlife and was acknowledged with a Webby Honor for the digital series “She Talks,” Lauree decided a massive life-change was necessary.

“And one day she discovered that she was fierce, and strong, and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears.” – Mark Anthony


But there is more to this story…In 2011, Lauree’s husband of many years, Indie actor and filmmaker, Oklahoma City native, Ford Austin, was in a catastrophic car accident in Los Angeles. He died 3 times and came back, had an NDE, and was given a 1% chance of recovery.

After many surgeries, amazing medical care and the grace of God, Ford made a miraculous recovery. After 3 years of managing and advocating for her husband’s care, going back to producing TV just didn’t feel right anymore. Lauree wanted this next chapter in her life to be about healing and giving back.

“Your time is limited so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs


Lauree left her job to embark on a transformative journey into meditation, enrolling in a comprehensive 400-hour teacher training program that focused on Tantric and Mindfulness Practices at “The Den” Meditation Studio in LA. There, she was introduced to the ancient healing techniques of Yoga Nidra, Mindfulness, and Mindful Self-Compassion, sparking what would become a lifelong spiritual journey. Committed to both personal growth and community service, Lauree continues to study, learn, and share these powerful teachings.

Lauree is an advanced Yoga Nidra practitioner in the Integrative Amrit Method of practice, with additional studies in the Satyananda format and storytelling.


• 2023 – MMTCP 2-Yr Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program
• 2023 – Mindful Self Compassion Trained Teacher
• 2022 – Amrit INTEGRATIVE Yoga Nidra Advanced Workshop Training
• 2023 – Sedona Crystal Temple: Sound Healer Certification
• 2021 – Amrit INTEGRATIVE Yoga Nidra Advanced Certification Kamini Desai
• 2020 – UCLA MAPS Mindfulness Classes
• 2020 – Mindful Compassion Certification Heather Prete
• 2019 – Amrit INTEGRATIVE Yoga Nidra Immersion & Level 1 Certification
• 2018 – 200 -Hr Vinyasa Yoga Certification, Soul Yoga, OKC
• 2018 – Satyananda Yoga Nidra Certification
• 2018 – 400-Hr Mindfulness Meditation Certification. The Den, Los Angeles


• Oklahoma Behavioral Health Association
• Oklahoma Association of Community Action
• Oklahoma Arts Council, Featured Presenter
• YMCA of OKC – LiveStrong
• ASTEC Charter School
• YMCA Healthy Aging Expo
• INTEGRIS Day of Mindfulness
• Oklahoma Chamber ‘Elevate’ Conference Breakout Speaker
• Gaylord Women, OU

Lauree Dash

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