Masters of Health Magazine January 2018 - Page 7

You Deserve to Live At Your Highest Potential

As a yoga and meditation teacher and trainer, professional speaker, consultant, and writer, Molly Birkholm inspires others to create meaningful life changes. Using research-based yoga and mindfulness meditation techniques, Molly’s stress management programs, resiliency training, corporate retreats, and trauma treatment programs are used by leaders and top organizations around the world, including the U.S. Department of Defense, the American Psychiatric Association, and the Young Presidents’ Organization.

Molly is the host of an online year-long Women’s Empowerment Initiative on Yoga International. As a co-founder of Warriors at Ease, Molly helped pioneer evidence-based, trauma-sensitive yoga and meditation programs for PTSD in the military and other communities affected by trauma, including human trafficking survivors, people in recovery, homeless, youth, prisoners, and refugees. She has conducted innovative clinical research with the National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense on these protocols.

In addition, Molly actively supports human trafficking relief advocacy and education work through the non-profit organization Courageous Girls (www.courageousgirls.org). Each year, Molly offers retreats and teacher trainings.

Molly is a Sivananda Yoga teacher, an iRest Yoga Nidra Teacher Trainer, and a Warriors at Ease Teacher Trainer. She lives in South Florida with her son, Santiago, and their yellow Labrador, Cleo.