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TRYing during #socialdistancing

This time of self-quarantining that we are all living through right now is uncomfortable, challenging, and just plain weird. My guy and I are very social creatures, and to be deprived of interacting with our friends, going to shows, eating out, and just plain leaving our house once in a while without fear of contracting a deadly disease is a big thing. We are both … Continue reading TRYing during #socialdistancing

UNLV Medical Students are TRYing

The UNLV School of Medicine’s 180 inaugural students are enjoying a fully renovated and improved (2017) learning center which will serve as the interim medical education facility until the new medical school building on just over nine acres is built. Recently I was given a mini tour of the facility by Dr. Anne Weisman, the school’s Director of Wellness and Integrative Medicine. Dr. Weisman holds … Continue reading UNLV Medical Students are TRYing

Meditation over Medication

One of the things we say in Trauma Recovery Yoga (TRY) is #meditationovermedication.  Meditation is an important part of the TRY sequence.  As students are in the down dog position, a resting pose for the internal organs, they are encouraged to say “I ams” to themselves, basically self-affirmations to encourage a shift in attitude and also to keep the mind distracted from wandering to dark … Continue reading Meditation over Medication

What is Mindful Movement by TRY?

Ever think about the stress that youngsters go through and how they deal with it? Mindful Movement by TRY (Trauma Recovery Yoga ~ TRY for Kids) classes are offered in partnership with the City of Las Vegas in over a dozen valley schools.  Over 10,000 students and staff benefit from these classes, increasing stress relief and improving behavior and grades.  The number of classes will … Continue reading What is Mindful Movement by TRY?