BS/M.ED, ACE, AFAA, IFTA
Lauren is a fitness/wellness/health promotion specialist. She is experienced in fitness/wellness program planning, design and implementation with a primary focus on promoting adherence by offering motivation and support. Lauren is certified to teach a variety of fitness formats and has found that Pilates training is a form of exercise that allows participants to fully experience the mind/body connection.
Lauren Mangili is currently the Associate Director Campus Recreation/Director of Fitness at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since 1995. Before working at UNC Lauren had several years of experience working in Campus Recreation, specifically with fitness/wellness and student staff development at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Lauren completed her undergraduate degree in Health Management/Business Administration from the University of Arizona and a graduate degree in Health Promotion & Exercise Science at Bowling Green State University.
Lauren and her husband, Mike, have three sons (Nick, Tony and Joey). She is an avid sports spectator/fan and enjoys teaching/participating in a variety of group fitness class formats and believes “with a positive attitude anything is possible!”