44. Guest: Lauren DeVera of The Lion's Den

Season #2

If you've wondered what it's like to have two coaches in the same industry sit down and have a supportive and in depth discussion about all things that could be competitive between them, then this is the episode for you.

Guest Lauren DeVera and I do not shy away from the practicalities of running multiple businesses, what it really means to truly support one another and the challenges and scariness one has to work through to achieve the vision we have for our lives. 


Lauren DeVera is a multi-passionate creative, known for her career as a professional dancer, choreographer, podcaster, dance curator, and certified life coach. She is the youngest daughter of Filipino immigrant parents, residing in Alexandria, Virginia. She has been teaching, performing, and curating in the DC Metropolitan area for over 13 years, focusing on community building and creating brave spaces for self-expression. She is the proud founder of The Lion’s Den, a welcoming dance and wellness hub, that provides in-person and online classes, events, and performance opportunities for the community. She draws on her infectious energy and ability to make others feel seen and welcomed, curating spaces for all folks to express themselves! Lauren was recently recognized for Old Dominion University's 40 Under 40 award, a program highlighting impactful leaders and trailblazers in their respective industries.

When Lauren is not in the studio or on the stage, she is coaching creatives and visionaries in her various coaching programs as well as guiding movers in her beginner-friendly mindful movement course, ConfiDance. Lauren’s excited to continue cultivating community & empowering others to express their authentic selves!

Episode Highlights:

  • How to structure your business legally when pursuing multiple interests
  • Achieving multi-passionate success
  • How to translate business information to your dance business
  • What it means to be genuine in yourself, your services and to your community






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Audra Queen

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