Wellness Director, Lauri Ann Lumby, MATS

Lauri Ann Lumby, MATS, comes to Valley Academy for the Arts with over twenty-five years of experience in the field of human development.  With a Master’s Degree in Transpersonal Psychology and certificates in Spiritual Direction/Counseling and Adult Education/Pastoral Ministry, Lauri has supported hundreds of women and men in their journey toward self-actualization and vocational discernment. 

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As the owner of Authentic Freedom Academy, Lauri has developed and implemented a curriculum in human development which Lauri has taught both locally and online, and which has been facilitated by trained instructors across the country.  Lauri is a teacher of mindfulness and meditation practices for relaxation and stress relief and has studied the therapeutic benefits of an on-going mindfulness practice.  Lauri is a published author in the field of self-improvement and has been highly published in such media as: National Catholic Reporter, Edge Magazine, Reiki News and is a featured writer at Kosmos Journal and East Sivana.  Lauri is also a Reiki Master Practitioner.  Lauri lives in Oshkosh and is the proud mother of two young adults.  You can learn more about Lauri and her work in the field of human development at www.authenticfreedomacademy.com.

Lauri will be providing one-on-one transformational counseling and mentoring; vocational development and discernment; and Reiki sessions.  She will also be offering classes, workshops and retreats and will be coordinating ongoing wellness offerings for Valley Academy for the Arts. 

You may reach Lauri regarding wellness services or to schedule an appointment at :  lauri@authenticfreedomacademy.com