Gail is a psychologist and a certified Yoga therapist. She is a faculty member in the Beaumont School of Yoga Therapy in the Department of Integrative Medicine at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, where she teaches mind/body strategies for reducing stress and healing emotional trauma to aspiring Yoga therapists.
Dr. Parker is a lifelong practitioner of Yoga and is well-known for her pioneering efforts to blend psychology, Yoga, and meditation as effective self-care strategies that can enhance emotional balance and contribute to the overall health and well-being of practitioners. Dr. Parker has a special interest in utilizing and teaching Restorative Yoga and meditation as self-care practices for managing ethnic and race-based traumatic stress. She is a featured author in the book Yoga Rising: 30 Empowering Stories From Yoga Renegades for Every Body.
See more at drgailparker.com
Events with Gail Parker, Ph.D., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT
August 7, 2020
Yoga as a Peace Practice is a training that offers Yoga philosophy and restorative practices to address the impact of trauma from violence in individuals and communities. This program highlights the contemplative approach to Yoga that teaches us how to transform our hearts and minds in simple yet profoundly meaningful ways. We invite Yoga teachers, community leaders, social workers, educators and all who are interested to take this training designed to facilitate deep inquiry into our perceptions of self, others, and our purpose for being. Yoga as a Peace Practice will enable you to: Teach contemplative Yoga philosophy in language…