Specialty: Functional & Strength Training
Oprah recently chose Laurent as her fitness expert to motivate and get all her guests to “shake their booties” on her “Live Your Best Life” tour.
ELLE Magazine also featured Laurent in their June 2004 issue, describing his fitness training style as “Sexercise.”· Laurent’s charismatic energy and motivational skills have led to a long list of international bookings and promotions for his revolutionary brand of fitness:· The YaLa Workout.· The YaLa (means “Let’s Go”).
Laurent’s unique YaLa Workout has been featured on both FOX,NBC and CBS.· Laurent has been a guest on nbc afternoon news, demonstrating exercises and motivating viewers to get fit. He is presently a regular on the CBS network as their fitness expert. On-air experience includes hosting the “lunch-time workout” on a highly rated radio station in Washington DC and on the morning show in Madison, Wisconsin.· He has been named as one of the 50 most influential people in the world of fitness by the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.
Other relevant experience includes hosting his own local fitness show that ran for two years, acting as a keynote speaker at conferences and trade shows, and performing regular “stand-up” comedy routines where he focuses on topics such as fitness and dieting.
Laurent is the author of a fitness and nutrition guide, “The Real Deal:· Once and For All,” and served as an ambassador for the Lululemon athletic apparel company.
He is also the star of a new and unique fitness video called “ The House Workout”.
In his free time, Laurent volunteers at Children’s Hospital where he uses dance and fitness as a means to overcome illness and injury, a successful formula he himself experienced as a young child.