P U B L I C

Maria is available to teach public trauma-sensitive or Y12SR classes at studios in Santa Barbara. She is currently seeking a location to start a new Y12SR meeting. Please contact Maria directly if you are interested in adding this to your studio's offerings.

donation only

P R I V A T E

Whether you are working through trauma, addiction or emotional stress, yoga may provide the extra support you need to work though your difficulties. Private yoga therapy sessions can help you to build new habits and tools to support your healing.

from $100 per hour
flexible pricing based on need

I N S T I T U T I O N S

Maria is available to teach Y12SR or trauma-sensitive yoga classes at recovery centers, hospitals or other institutions. Yoga is powerful tool to support recovery and build community in an institutional setting.

from $150 per hour
flexible pricing based on need


C E R T I F I C A T I O N S

YOGA FOR 12 STEP RECOVERY (Y12SR)

Modeled from the meetings of 12-step programs, the Yoga of 12- Step Recovery is a group-sharing circle followed by a intentional, themed yoga class.

The 12-step program approaches addiction at a cognitive level, yoga includes a somatic approach. The combining of the two creates a model that truly addresses addiction as the physical, mental and spiritual disease that it is.

 

INTEGRATIVE AWARNESS MEDICINE
TRAUMA-INFORMED CULTURAL COMPETENCY

Integrative Awareness Medicine operates as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, rendering services of trauma healing, therapeutic & accessible yoga, and mindfulness trainings and programming within underserved communities of Los Angeles County; resulting in alleviated implications of health disparities trauma, addiction, mental illness and general malaise.


“The 12-Step program and yoga saved my life – one is my lifeboat, the other my launching pad.” 

— Nikki Meyers, founder Y12SR

"If you have ever had one single thought that you wanted more for your life, please heed that thought. I believe it is the voice of your own heart, asking you to become whole again."

— Tommy Rosen, Recovery 2.0.

"Yoga is a process of replacing old patterns with new and more appropriate patterns."

— Sri T Krishnamacharya