Lori has been a student of Yoga since 1998.
Lori was a regular student of the W.A school of yoga, his main teacher being John Leebold, one of the most Advanced Iyengar teacher in Australia, from 1998- 2006.
Lori also attended several of his three weeks intensives. In June and July of 2003 and again in June and July 2004, Lori attended a two month teacher training intensive with Nicky Knoff, a senior Iyengar teacher and 4th Series Ashtanga practitioner based in Cairns (www.knoffyoga.com). In June and July of 2006, Lori studied at the Ramayani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India where Geeta and Prashant Iyengar were teaching.
Following Pune, in August and September of 2006 Lori studied with senior Iyengar teachers Rajiv and Swati Chanchani in Rajpur India.
Returning again to India in February 2007, Lori spent three months in intensive yoga practise with Rajiv and Swati Chanchani.
Since returning from India Lori has been maintaining a daily asana, pranayama and meditation practice incorporating what he has learned from his teachers.
In 2012, Lori completed 9 months Level One teachers training certificate as a certified yoga teacher with Gregor Maehle and Monica Gauci at 8 Limbs yoga.
Since 2011, Lori has completed 9 meditation retreats (each retreat being 9 days of silence and meditation) at the Jhana Grove Buddhist Meditation Retreat Centre with Ajahn Brahm, Bhante Sujato and Ajahn Brahmali in the Theravadan Buddhist tradition in Serpentine Western Australia.
Lori has assisted and demonstrated for Nicky Knoff on three Bali retreats 2014,2015 and 2018 at the Bali Mandala Resort in Tejakula
In 2017 Lori completed the Advanced Teachers Training certificate at Knoff Yoga under the guidance of Nicky Knoff