Why I Dance to Reset dance therapy drdamonsilas mindfulmovement praticaltools May 10, 2022

Dance has always been a grounding tool for me. When I’ve lost my way, when I’ve been down and out and in a dark space, dance has been my savior, my safe space, my refuge. It’s also helped to connect to community. Because it is precisely when we are down and out that we want to...

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The Power (and Easiness!) of Daily Mental Health Toolkits mindfulmovement praticaltools suggestions wellness tips Mar 29, 2022

It’s like a pre-made menu for your mental health.

Let me guess. At some point and time in your life, you might be able to relate to this series of experiences:

  1. You’re dealing with a problem you want to overcome and/or you realize you need to make some changes. 
  2. You come across a...
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Unlocking Cognitive Potential through Movement dance therapy mindfulmovement therapy Mar 11, 2022

Your movements just like your thoughts are ingrained habits.  When you move in new ways and challenge these habits you can learn to manage your emotions and become a more resilient person.  Additionally when you embrace your movement potential you unlock your cognitive potential as...

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Dr. Jamie & Anna introduce us to Jiu-Jitsu intructor mindfulmovement praticaltools self love therapy trauma Mar 01, 2022

Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art that originated in Japan and is becoming increasingly more popular in the West, especially for self-defense and empowerment purposes. Although ideally trained in pairs or groups, in this class, Anna Pirkl, LMFT and Dr. Jamie Marich will lead you through...

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Meet Rodrigo | Adaptive Movement Instructor intructor mindfulmovement praticaltools trauma wellness tips Feb 27, 2022

Hello Folks,

My name is Rodrigo (he/him) and I am a certified Adaptive Yoga Teacher. 

A few years ago I had a fall accident and I broke my back, so due to that I am now a full-time wheelchair user and I have a complete t3 spinal cord injury.

I have been practicing yoga before my...

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How Your Movement Keeps You Stuck in Your Head dance therapy freedom mindfulmovement self love Feb 14, 2022

Many of us know that movement is good for our bodies and minds, but did you know that how you move can actually be what is contributing to your stress and anxiety?  Movement isn’t just about what you add into your day, but how you already exist in your body.  This includes how you...

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