Dr. Laura McGuire

Dr. Laura McGuire is a nationally recognized sexuality educator, trauma-informed specialist, and inclusion consultant at The National Center for Equity and Agency. Dr. McGuire earned her bachelor's degree in social sciences from Thomas Edison State University and her graduate degrees in Educational Leadership for Change from Fielding Graduate University. Her experience includes both public and private sectors, middle schools, high schools, and university settings. In 2015, she served as the first Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Program Manager at the University of Houston, and in 2017, she became the first Victim Advocate/Prevention Educator at the US Merchant Marine Academy.

Dr. McGuire is a certified full-spectrum doula, professional teacher, a certified sexual health educator, and a vinyasa yoga instructor. She is a member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), Society of Profesional Consultants, and is a Board Member of the Sex Worker Outreach Project (SWOP). Dr. McGuire lives the United States, where she works as a full-time consultant and expert witness.

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In recent times, with a virus causing the world to pause, canceling everything we thought was certain, and stopping us in our tracks, we...

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We imagine that bravery is reserved for the few chosen souls who fear nothing and look fate straight in the eye and do not back down. We...

Why We All Need Trauma-Informed Yoga Why We All Need Trauma-Informed Yoga Why We All Need Trauma-Informed Yoga Why We All Need Trauma-Informed Yoga


Even in yoga that is not specifically focused on healing trauma, we still see the vital nature of having trauma-informed principles infused...

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No matter what you decide to do to set your year off right remember that anything you focus on should enhance your life and bring you joy,...

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