LiShey Johnson. Why Not Me?

Two years ago LiShey Johnson was employed by a local casino as their Director of Events.  She was working the VIP tent at the Route 91 Country Music Festival, a 3 day event, on October 1, 2017.  People were having a great time. “Over 72 hours you get to know each other and you look forward to seeing the guests the next day.”  At about 10:15pm … Continue reading LiShey Johnson. Why Not Me?

TRY meets DYWC meets DRIVEN

It’s fitting that the main offices of Trauma Recovery Yoga (TRY) are located inside the Driven NeuroRecovery Center in downtown Las Vegas.   Joyce Bosen, co-founder of TRY, is the epitome of the word driven.  She is all about helping people heal from whatever tragedies resulting in trauma they have experienced.   “All I do is this work. All I teach is trauma. All I breathe, and … Continue reading TRY meets DYWC meets DRIVEN

A Warrior for Inner Peace and Self-Love

Leland Holgate, Sr. is a U.S. Air Force veteran who has practiced yoga for over twelve years.  He discovered the healing power of yoga after he was severely injured post-service.  On R&R following time in combat, he was involved in a wave runner accident; he knew immediately he was badly injured when he hit the water.  He was desperately depressed after discovering the accident had … Continue reading A Warrior for Inner Peace and Self-Love

Denise Stanga – Trauma Release Massage

Denise Stanga and I met in a Las Vegas Trauma Recovery Yoga teacher training workshop.  Neither of us are yoga teachers, but both of us were compelled to explore the magic that is Trauma Recovery Yoga.  A medical assistant by profession, Denise has 20 years of experience as a licensed massage therapist with a focus on integrative bodywork.  She employs Swedish, myofascial release, connective tissue, … Continue reading Denise Stanga – Trauma Release Massage

DTLV Co-op Featured Client ~ Tiera McQuater

The first time I saw Tiera McQuater was in a Chair Yoga class at Downtown Yoga and Wellness Co-op.  I was nervous enough just being in this new role as documentarian for the Co-op and sitting in on a class, taking notes and photographing the session.  I felt inadequate and awkward having never met an individual with quadriplegia before.  I didn’t want to offend her … Continue reading DTLV Co-op Featured Client ~ Tiera McQuater