Lauren Benson, Youth Development Specialist

Lauren Kelly Benson, PowerTools’ Youth Development Specialist conducts workshops and facilitates trainings and programs with both youth and adults in the areas of mental health, leadership, and social emotional learning. Lauren is also the  founder of Aditi Flow and Creative Wellness. Bringing yoga, meditation, and music education to black and brown youth and schools, mothers, activists, and artists, Aditi Flow is designed to expand access to the healing modalities that Lauren loves.  Lauren has years of experience teaching all ages from baby through the elderly, and has volunteered teaching yoga to incarcerated youth on Riker’s Island.  Lauren brings her extensive wellness background to the PowerTools team.