Laura Lash


Laura Lash is a mother, yoga teacher, writer, and contributor to Chippewa Valley Family.

Content By This Contributor:

Fri. Jan. 26th, 2018

Collaboration & Creativity via Project-Based Learning

Laura Lash, photos by Laura Lash

Beth Duellman’s fourth-grade class at Sam Davey Elementary School is deep into its second trimester researching the theme, “How does geography affect industry in a particular region?” Four desks are pushed ...

Tue. Oct. 31st, 2017

Chippewa Valley Jewelry Designer Thrives on Elegant Curves

Laura Lash, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Token Jewelry collection displays fine lines and delicate details in such an ethereal way it will have you thinking of silver linings on dark clouds or the sliver of an amber moon in the fall night sky ...

Thu. Oct. 5th, 2017

A Healing Journey

Laura Lash

issues, approaches, and timing to post-partum rehab

Wed. May. 10th, 2017

Healing Your Body After Having a Baby

Laura Lash

Issues, approaches, and timing to postpartum rehab. There is a growing awareness in the U.S. for childbearing women to seek help in adjusting to their post-baby body ...

Thu. Dec. 15th, 2016

Pine Hollow Hands-On

Laura Lash, Eric Christenson

UW-Stout audio club gets firsthand, in-studio chops

Wed. Nov. 16th, 2016

Keep Your Eyes Peeled

Laura Lash, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Giants of Midgard let it rip on new album Beware

Thu. Nov. 3rd, 2016

Food for Change

Laura Lash, photos by Timothy Mather

Market Food Co-op to screen documentary

Fri. Oct. 21st, 2016

Farming & Charming

Laura Lash, photos by Mark Aumann

locally produced WPT show returns for season four

Wed. Sep. 7th, 2016

Cart and Soul

Laura Lash, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Soul Brewed mobile coffee finds a home in downtown Eau Claire

Tue. May. 3rd, 2016

Vicarious Roller Grrrl

Laura Lash, photos by Luong Huynh

roller derby is an exercise in empowerment – for fans as well as competitors

Thu. Mar. 3rd, 2016

If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Eat ’Em at Land Shark Martial Arts

Laura Lash, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Master Curtis Michael Huff invited me to visit the Land Shark Martial Arts dojo to see his teaching and students in action. Upon entering the space, I was struck by the bright cheerful paint colors and the oceanic decor – four shrunken wood surfboards decorating the front of a Tahitian counter and the image of a smiling walking land shark, “Sharky,” ...

Thu. Mar. 3rd, 2016

Building a bridge for Hmong youth

Laura Lash

On the bright corner of Wisconsin and Farwell streets in downtown Eau Claire is the office of the Eau Claire Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association. Since 1982, this organization has helped integrate Hmong families and individuals into our community. For adults, the association can provide interpreters when language barriers exist ...

Wed. Jan. 13th, 2016

Cinematic World Tour

Laura Lash

UW-EC’s International Film Series offers four fine films for spring semester

Wed. Dec. 23rd, 2015

Center Yourself

Laura Lash, photos by Andrea Paulseth

former pastor details guide to spiritual mindfulness

Wed. Sep. 9th, 2015

Art for All Ages with the ARTmobile

Laura Lash

However YOU pronounce it – Mo-bull? Mo-bile? Mo-beel? – we all know and love the ARTMobile, managed by the Eau Claire Regional Arts Council. There’s no specific vehicle, yet there are ample opportunities to partake in art with your children – babies through teenagers – while out and about in Eau Claire ...

Fri. Sep. 4th, 2015

Safe Sleep Program focuses on infant safety

Laura Lash

A new Safe Sleep Program is being launched by the Eau Claire County Infant Safe Sleep Task Force. Spearheaded by Brook Berg, family living educator at UW-Extension, the task force is a select group of one dozen conscientious community members from our local family advocacy organizations ...

Wed. Aug. 19th, 2015

Locating the Latitude

Laura Lash, photos by Laura Lash, Amy Erickson

downtown EC yoga studio will offer diverse classes

Thu. Aug. 6th, 2015

Pretty & Pristine

Laura Lash, photos by Laura Lash

Osseo's Vintage Vixen finds the beauty in worn out pieces

Fri. Jul. 24th, 2015

Harness the Wind

Laura Lash

CVTC prepares for power-generating turbine

Tue. Jul. 7th, 2015

Supporting Acts

Laura Lash

from vinyl shops to screen printers, businesses and individuals are crucial to musical success

Wed. Jun. 10th, 2015

Student Directed

Laura Lash, photos by Lee Butterworth

Montessori Charter School students launch film fest

Thu. Jun. 4th, 2015

“From Eau Claire” A Big-City Family Finds the Perfect Place to Live

Laura Lash

My husband and I started dating nine years ago. We met at our shared workplace in the Loop, downtown Chicago. He had slowly traversed to Chicago after growing up in and around Eau Claire. Once he began pursuing his tech career, he and a small group of friends, all Eau Claire ex-pats ...

Tue. Apr. 14th, 2015

A Bridge to the Beans

Laura Lash, photos by Andrea Paulseth

couple re-enters coffee business with CF café

Mon. Apr. 13th, 2015

Consignment Sale

Laura Lash

children’s consignment sale has a rink full of bargains

Tue. Mar. 31st, 2015

Berg's Moves

Laura Lash, photos by Nick Meyer

chef’s classes focus on cooking with local ingredients

Tue. Mar. 17th, 2015

Room to Brew

Laura Lash, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Coffee Grounds begins its own nano-scale brewery

Tue. Mar. 3rd, 2015

What Is Mindfulness?

Laura Lash

Yoga, meditation, and mindfulness have infused our pop-culture. Even if you have not partaken in these practices, you may recognize yoga poses happening in a yogurt commercial or Buddha jokes in a print ad. Acupuncture has a place in chiropractic ...

Tue. Mar. 3rd, 2015

Coast to Coast ... Almost

Laura Lash, photos by Andrea Paulseth

new owners will expand on tradition at Brackett Bar

Tue. Feb. 3rd, 2015

A New Deal

Laura Lash, photos by Tim Mather

Raw Deal reboots with menu, decor changes

Tue. Jan. 20th, 2015

Films from Abroad

Laura Lash

UW-Eau Claire’s International Film Society has four fine foreign films for us

Mon. Dec. 22nd, 2014

Sarah Lou Steps Out from Behind the Curtain

Laura Lash

Hudson-born Sarah Lou Richards released a new country-pop album in November. After graduating from UW-Eau Claire, SLR moved the Nashville to grow her singer/songwriter career. She uses a diminutive typeface on the album cover of her third ...

Wed. Nov. 12th, 2014

Silver Screenings

Laura Lash, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Woodland Theater offers facilities, films the Valley wouldn’t normally get

Fri. Oct. 31st, 2014

Longfellow Kids Set Course for Adventure

Laura Lash

Longfellow Elementary School teachers Sarah Duerre and Carrie Gee, along with Holly Larson and UW-Eau Claire, have created Adventure Kids, an outdoor learning experience for their school’s 60 fifth graders. Additional leadership comes ...

Thu. Oct. 16th, 2014

Food of India

Laura Lash

filling Eau Claire’s Indian food void from a spot in Oakwood Mall