Fitness Integrated Science is a fitness and health methodology that combines modern biomechanics principles rooted in a unique isometric strengthening approach to Hatha Yoga. We are also a Wellness Center in Louisville Kentucky which focuses on increasing our clients' strength, muscular balance, joint stability, and overall range of motion. We offer yoga classes, Pilates, personal training, and yoga teacher training from our studio in the heart of Louisville, Kentucky. We offer Certification Courses and Workshops in Yoga, Pilates, Fitness and Personal Training.
Lauren Eirk is the creator of Fitness Integrated Science™, offering a unique, sound, biomechancial approach to Hatha Yoga designed to respect joint structure while improving muscle responsiveness and strength. She has spent her life teaching and studying in the health, fitness, and yoga communities, learning from some of the top minds of our time. Having worked in the health education field for over 30 years, Yoga I.S.® is her vision. Lauren’s training has made her highly sensitive to clients with complex, on-going neuro-muscular issues, helping her clients to navigate an effective exercise plan to accomplish their goals.
Lauren’s work has been featured in such magazines as Yoga Journal®, Self®, IDEA® Fitness Journal, American Fitness Magazine, ACE Fitness Magazine, American Fitness Magazine, Fitness First Quarterly Magazine, AKWA Aquatic Exercise Magazine, Business First, Natural Awakenings, and New Woman Magazine. Lauren has presented for such fitness-health organizations and education conferences as IDEA World, IDEA Personal Trainer, Inner IDEA, FACTfest, AFPA, DCAC Fitness, AFS Succeed! Conference, ACSM Fitness Summit, AEA/ IAFC, ECA, Can-FIT Pro, Fit in the City®, Fitour®, Resist-A-Ball®, and Sarah’s City Workout®
+ B.S. Physical Therapy, University of Louisville
+ M.S. Health Fitness Management
Lauren is a Certified E-RYT 500 Level Registered Yoga instructor and has studied Yoga with Master teachers David Swenson, Sianna Sherman, John Friend, Mitchel Bleier, Francois Rault, Doug Keller, Doug Swenson, Judy Rice, Rodney Yee, Beryl Bender Birch, John Schumacher, and Ramanand Patel. She is a Certified Yoga Therapist C-IAYT with the International Association of Yoga Therapy and a Yoga Alliance® Continuing Education Provider (YACEP), she is the developer of the Yoga I.S.® method for Yoga, Barre, and Pilates-based classes, including the Yoga I.S. Mechanix™ method. Lauren is a mentor for AFS Association of Fitness Studios.
Lauren is a Mastery Level Muscle Activation Techniques™ Certified Specialist and MATRx Certified Full-Body Specialist Full Body, including the Lower Leg & Foot as well as the Wrist & Hand. Lauren’s MATRx delineation makes her one of 57 world-wide leading experts in the treatment of muscular Imbalances. Lauren is an International Continuing Education Provider with an established personal training business since 2006, held in the Yoga Integrated Science™ Personal Training Studio. Lauren has been a certified group fitness instructor for nearly three decades and has run many group fitness programs. She is the creator of Yoga with Resist-A-Ball®, a former Resist-A-Ball® and FiTour® Master Trainer and the recipient of the ECA OBOW Award 2007 “Most Mindful Program”. Lauren has taught group and private classes in over 27 fitness centers since the start of her fitness career in the year 1988. She has many years of experience teaching in elementary schools, college universities, hospitals, fitness centers, and community centers in various local, national, and international venues. Lauren specializes in fitness rehabilitation, health fitness management, program development, and continuing education. Lauren is a published author with extensive television and video experience. Lauren is a brand influencer for Athleta® Brand clothing, a member of the Body Bar® Instructor Team with Yoga and Pilates programming, and an avid animal-rights advocate, partnering her business with the Kentucky Humane Society.
Recorded | Live Event with Lauren Eirk May 28th at 9:00am | Gentle Yoga Fusion
Live Event with Lauren Eirk on May 28th at 9:00 am EST. This workout fuses Yoga, Pilates, and strengthening movements to help you to explore joint range of motion, empower muscles to stabilize joints, and develop intrinsic core strength. This workout begins with a Pilates Core routine then tran...
Recorded | Live Event with Lauren Eirk May 25th at 9:30am | Yoga Pilates Fusion
Live Fitness Class with Lauren Eirk. Join Me Every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 am EST for a Live Class.
This class was recorded on May 25 2021. Experience Yoga and Pilates moves using the stability ball. You will notice a huge core strength element as you work to control the moving ball. Als...
Recorded | Live Event with Lauren Eirk May 18th at 9:30am | Lower Body Fusion
Live Event with Lauren Eirk on Tuesday May 18th 2021 at 9:30 am. This well-paced resistance training workout is packed full of resistance training sequences for the lower body. Using dumbbells and body weight changes, see how muscles are challenged through the shortening phase and lengthening p...
Recorded | Live Event with Lauren Eirk May 21st at 9:00am | Yoga Pilates Fusion
This Live Event was recorded May 21st with Lauren Eirk. This is a blend of Yoga and Pilates, as they have many similar benefits. With Yoga, experience how the foot influences the body and visa-versa. Work to improve strength while exploring your natural joint ranges. Combining Yoga with Pilat...
Recorded | Live Event with Lauren Eirk May 20th at 9:30am | Upper Body Fusion
Recorded live on May 20, 2021, this routine is designed to challenge the muscles of the upper body using a combination of isometric, concentric, and eccentric muscle contractions. Develop strength in the biceps, triceps, deltoids, chest, and back with sound mechanical principles and challenging ...
Recorded | Live Event with Lauren Eirk on May 14 2021 | Back Care Workout
Recorded | Live Event with Lauren Eirk on May 14th. This Back Care workout will help you to explore the mechanics of the trunk and spine in order to target common issues coming from the back. See how the hips and shoulders tie in with a strong back. Enjoy a fusion of isometric Yoga poses and t...
Recorded | Live Event with Lauren Eirk on May 7 2021 | Full Body Mini Ball
Recorded | Live Event with Lauren Eirk on May 7 2021. This routine will fuse Yoga, Pilates, and common core strengthening exercises using the sponge ball. This is fun and challenging! The mini ball will help add variety and support in many common exercises.