Laura Westfall studied Elementary Education with a minor in Spanish at Wheaton College in Illinois. She is a Certified Yoga Instructor through Empower Yoga in Appleton and Darboy, Wisconsin. Laura is an active triathlete, swimmer and runner. She has competed in many sprint triathlons, including placing 2nd place at The Chicago Triathlon for 2 years in a row. Laura has also participated in the Olympic distance triathlon as well as the Door County (Wisconsin) Half Ironman. Laura swam collegiately at Wheaton College all 4 years and was named to the All-conference team. She enjoys running and has competed in many half marathons and 2 marathons, including the Chicago Marathon and Fox Cities Marathon. To keep everything balanced and loose, Laura practices yoga as a student and an instructor. Yoga helps her to focus mentally in her races and gives her body the strength and flexibility to continue competing during distance events.