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
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
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
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?