Marsha D. Banks-Harold, Certified Yoga Therapist, Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator, E-RYT 500, YACEP, RPYT, RCYT, BSEE, Black Girl Yoga Ambassador, Chair, Diversity in Yoga & Cancer Care Committee, Society of Integrative Oncology Special Interest Group, Director of Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapy training programs, and owner of PIES Fitness Yoga Studio, is an intuitive healer called to empower clients to fortify one’s strength of awesomeness; to rely on one’s authentic self; and to cultivate everlasting physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual (PIES) peace. Marsha created the flagship yoga class My Body Don’t Bend That Way and thrives in creating supportive, inclusive, diverse, adaptive and accessible yoga and yoga therapy experiences.
Marsha works with clients impacted by complex and microaggressive trauma; clients seeking adaptive and accessible yoga; clients of historically marginalized groups; clients impacted by body image, inclusivity, diversity, intersectionality and social justice concerns; and special needs children and adults.
Embracing the intersectionality of trauma, wellness and social justice creates an opportunity to explore the compassionate action framework: implementing self-study, building relationships, amplifying resiliency, and fostering compassionate action. Tapping into the tools and practices of yoga and yoga therapy prepares our community to create compassionate sharing experiences where all beings are honored and valued. This authentic interactive […]