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
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
“We don’t have time to not be living our truth, to not be doing exactly what we want to do, and to not be all that we are.” ~BH Brenda Hershey was named after her paternal grandmother; however, all her life she never felt like a Brenda. About a year ago she started going by simply B. B appealed to her ~ B is for … Continue reading Brenda Hershey ~ Just B
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
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?
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
When I meet someone for the first time, a topic that inevitably comes up is Trauma Recovery Yoga (TRY). I often say that TRY saved my life, and what I mean by that is, it set me on a path of emotional and physical healing, as well as helping me discover who I am in this new life following a life-altering trauma in 2015. I … Continue reading What is Trauma Recovery Yoga?
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
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 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