Posts by Adrian Molina
How Trauma Informed Yoga is Changing the Landscape of Yoga and Mental Health?
Trauma-informed yoga is a growing trend in the world of yoga and mental health with an increasing number of people seeking out practices that can help them process trauma. This approach to yoga recognizes that many people come to the mat with a history of physical, emotional, or psychological trauma, and seeks to create a…Read More
What’s the Advantage of Learning Trauma Informed Yoga for Yoga Teachers?
Trauma informed yoga has been gaining popularity in recent years as a way to help individuals heal from the effects of trauma and improve their overall wellbeing. The practice has been shown to be effective for individuals who have experienced a wide range of traumatic experiences, including physical and sexual abuse, violence, and natural disasters. …Read More
What’s the Advantage for Yoga Teachers to be trained on Yoga for Parkinson’s
Yoga is practiced by millions of people around the world. While yoga can be beneficial for people of all ages and abilities, it is particularly helpful for those who have specific health conditions or concerns. One such condition is Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement, balance, and coordination. If you are a yoga…Read More
Can yoga help people with Parkinson’s disease?
Yoga is many things, including a form of exercise and mindfulness that has been used for centuries to promote overall wellbeing. It has become increasingly popular among people with Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement, balance, and coordination. People with Parkinson’s disease may experience tremors, stiffness, and difficulty with balance and coordination. Yoga,…Read More
Is Trauma Informed Yoga Right for Me?
Let’s explore what trauma-informed yoga is and how it can benefit those who practice it. Trauma-informed yoga is a therapeutic approach that prioritizes safety and respect for those who have experienced trauma. It focuses on creating a non-threatening environment where individuals can explore physical, mental, and emotional wellness. This type of yoga recognizes the potential for…Read More
A Yoga Teacher’s Search for Meaning
Yoga appeared at a time in my life when I was trying to define who I was. In early 2001, I decided to leave everything I knew behind in Argentina and move to the United States. Within weeks of arriving in Miami, I took my first yoga class, and within a few years I signed…Read More
The Civics of Yoga
You probably think this article is going to be about the boom in Zoom yoga classes, or the “temporary” collapse/rebirth of the wellness industry, or maybe, as the title suggests, about Marcus Aurelius. Maybe. Maybe not. Instead, I want to talk to you about how we, as yoga practitioners, need to be prepared during the…Read More
Why I Don’t Miss in-person Yoga That Much
When the pandemic first landed and the world went nuts about toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and wiping down fruits and veggies, I didn’t have any other option. I had to take care of my students during the most acute phase of withdrawing from cozy yoga in studios. I jumped in the “let’s move online” wagon…Read More
The Greatest Yoga Renaissance: Covid19
When you are unaware that there is a problem, there is no way you can be part of the solution. In fact, you might be the problem. In the old good days of yoga in the west, ignorance was bliss. People didn’t have any reason to question a yoga guru’s moral fiber, because yoga gurus…Read More
Why Yoga Matters More Now Than Ever
I probably read about what the word yoga means so many times that if I spend my next two lifetimes without being reminded of it, I will probably still remember it on the third one. What all the translations and definitions of yoga have in common is the “bringing together” and the “uniting force” aspect…Read More