Tracee Stanley speaks with psychologist and author Dr. Gail Parker about the benefits of quiet practices like Restorative Yoga, Meditation, and Yoga Nidra. She discusses Race-based trauma, offering solutions for both students and teachers of yoga to address this in both personal practice and yoga classes.
Gail Parker, Ph.D., C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, is a psychologist and a certified yoga therapist. She is a nationally and internationally renowned media personality, educator, author, and thought leader.Dr. Parker is the current president of the Black Yoga Teachers Alliance (BYTA) and the author of Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race-Based Stress and Trauma (2020).
Her broad expertise in behavioral health and wellness includes forty years as a practicing psychotherapist. 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. She has a special interest in utilizing and teaching Restorative Yoga and meditation as self-care practices for managing ethnic and race-based traumatic stress.
Find out more about Dr. Gail Parker HERE
Dr. Gail's New Book Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race-Based Stress and Trauma is now available on Kindle HERE