Laura Johnson (she/her), PhD, RYT-500, is the founder of A Restful Space, offering post-capitalist Restorative Yoga and Community Rest & Eco-Grief Circles in Humboldt County, California, as well as an online course, Yoga for Ecological Grief. She is also a Geography and Environmental Studies lecturer at Cal Poly Humboldt, and she holds a doctorate in Geography with a specialization in Gender, Justice, and Environmental Change from Michigan State University, as well as an MA in International Studies and a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication. At Cal Poly Humboldt she teaches courses such as Global Awareness and Emotions in the Anthropocene.
A freelance writer, Laura has published essays and poetry in places like LionsRoar.com, Science and Nonduality (SAND), Tikkun, Resilience.org, Taproot Magazine, Empty Mirror, and Deep Times: A Journal of the Work that Reconnects. She lives on unceded Wiyot land in Eureka, CA, with her husband and young daughter, dogs and cat, chickens and goats, and many plants. For more please visit: linktr.ee/arestfulspace.