Larry Payne, is an internationally respected yoga teacher and back specialist. The L.A. Times named Larry “One of America’s most respected Yoga teachers”. He co-authored Yoga for Dummies, The Business of Teaching Yoga, and most recently, Yoga Therapy & Integrative Medicine.
Larry was founding president of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, founder of the Corporate Yoga program at the J. Paul Getty Museum, the first Yoga teacher to offer Yoga classes at the World Economic Forum, co-founder of the yoga curriculum at UCLA’s School of Medicine, and the founding director of the Yoga Therapy Rx program at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
In 1980, Larry founded Samata International in Los Angeles, where he has a thriving practice in Marina del Rey. In addition to speaking engagements and workshops, he leads Yoga and health seminars worldwide.