Seed Yoga Therapy’s mission:
To provide a transformative space where people and communities can move toward healing personal, intrapersonal, interpersonal, historical, and systemic wounding through connection and resilience.
Envisioning a world where all beings are free and whole
Transformation, integration, courage and grace
Gratitude for my teachers:
With a deep bow I honor my teacher, Dr. Kavitha Chinnaiyan, who shows me the mirror and the path to freedom every day.
Immense gratitude to Leticia Nieto, Molly Lannon Kenny, Stephanie Sisson, Rev. angel Kyodo williams and Richard Miller who deepen my love and knowledge of yoga, interdependence and healing.
I humbly, gratefully and lovingly walk in your footsteps.
Laura Humpf is passionate about supporting people heal from the effects of individual, collective, intergenerational and systemic trauma as well as cultivating and nourishing resilience.
She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in working with a wide range of challenges including: depression, grief, shame, and the struggle to love the body one lives in. As a certified Yoga Therapist she utilizes body-based approaches to healing, which can decrease pain, emotional and physical, and trauma symptoms (i.e. insomnia, panic, dissociation, etc.) while increasing acceptance, courage and the capacity to meet life with compassion and choice.
Laura works from trauma-informed, consent-based and liberatory approaches and is committed to clients experiencing agency, empowerment and freedom.
Laura turned to Yoga in 2002 after struggling with burnout and insomnia. She started teaching Yoga in 2004 and has been a Mental Health Therapist and Yoga Therapist since 2007. She completed her Master’s in Child, Couple and Family Therapy from Antioch University and was certified as a Yoga Therapist though The Samarya Center’s Integrated Movement Therapy program. She was the steward of Rainier Beach Yoga, a studio focusing on resilience and social and racial justice from 2015-2020.
This work fills Laura up, and she is grateful to have the opportunity to share it with others. She looks forward to working with you.