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Trauma Recovery Yoga ~ Our year in review

2019 was a year of tremendous growth and outreach for Trauma Recovery Yoga (TRY), both locally and globally. With TRY teacher training workshops held every month, our organization has trained almost five hundred people in this unique method which combines yoga, science and psychology to help those who have endured trauma or live in crisis to find peace. Our founder, Joyce Bosen, took on the … Continue reading Trauma Recovery Yoga ~ Our year in review

Changes to the TRY team

The mission of Trauma Recovery Yoga (TRY) is to “help people, help people”; that is, we help those who have experienced trauma to heal and go forward with their lives. Our “TRYb” is comprised almost entirely of people who themselves have experienced trauma, who have found healing through TRY, and are going forward with our lives. That said, our latest news is Brenda “B” Hershey, … Continue reading Changes to the TRY team

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

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 … helping and healing

Trauma Recovery Yoga, LLC (TRY) is a non-profit filled with helpers and healers.  What is trauma?  The dictionary has several definitions, but in our application, the most fitting seems to be “an emotional upset”.  Your personal trauma needn’t have made the news.  It may not be known to anyone except you. Or, you may have been in a group, as those who attended the Route … Continue reading TRY … helping and healing

Yoga and the Military

Yoga is gaining momentum as a therapy option within various organizations, and the military is one of them.  The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, a Veterans Affairs Hospital in North Las Vegas, offers yoga classes which utilize the Trauma Recovery Yoga (TRY) philosophy for Veterans who are struggling with PTSD and/or pain management. The VA psychologist who runs the PTSD group therapy program using yoga suggested … Continue reading Yoga and the Military

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

Erika Vilar, TRY Executive Director~Holding hands and hearts

A back injury was Erika Vilar’s introduction to yoga years ago. She refused to use the muscle relaxers recommended by her physician. She knew they would render her unable to properly function as a mom. She found that yoga provided the healing she needed; the joy it gave her was the unexpected surprise. She turned to yoga once again when her marriage ended. It broke … Continue reading Erika Vilar, TRY Executive Director~Holding hands and hearts