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Lauren Lyons


Lauren started with Excel in 2022 after a 15 year career in fitness and several years as a Physical Therapist Assistant. A native New Yorker, Lauren moved to South Carolina in 1998 to attend the University of South Carolina and competed for USC’s Women’s Swimming team. After graduation, Lauren worked in areas of corporate fitness, personal training, fitness management and group exercise, teaching classes and training at several gyms, yoga and barre studios in the Columbia and Charleston areas.

Lauren graduated from Midlands Technical College and became a board-certified PTA in 2018. She loves working with the outpatient population and helping patients to exceed their prior level of function. She has a passion for education and is always striving to learn new techniques to help mobility and improve function. Lauren is a certified ASTYM manual therapy provider and certified RYT 200 hr Yoga Teacher.

Lauren has been married to her husband Chris since 2010 and they have two sons, Gregg (10) and Will (8).


A.S.-Physical Therapy Assistant, Midlands Technical College, 2018

B.A.- Public Relations and Sports Management, University of South Carolina, 2002

Lauren Lyons
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