MOM / YOGA TEACHER / MENTOR
Gloria Trevino is the founder of TheraPlaYoga™, an uncensored writer and storyteller at Liam And Glo, advocate, and veteran homeschooler. As a 200-hr yoga teacher with an emphasis on trauma and accessibility, a 95-hr children’s yoga teacher with an emphasis on youth with diverse abilities and backgrounds, a mindful parenting coach, positive discipline educator, and mom to a child with complex needs and diverse abilities- she teaches more than bendy poses and breathing.
Gloria teaches kids and adults how to cultivate self-awareness and regulation that’s playful and effective. She teaches parents and educators how to create safe, accessible, and equitable spaces for communication, collaboration, and connection. She also mentors discerning parents, who live on the edge of chaos and exhaustion, in building unshakable confidence in parenting with compassion, intention, and respect.
Gloria is a trauma-informed yoga teacher, parent coach, discipline educator, writer, and mom to a child with complex needs and diverse abilities- experienced on the topics of yoga, sensory regulation, accessibility, inclusion, equity, diversity, mindful parenting, chronic stress and illness, and domestic violence/narcissistic abuse.
She believes that with playfulness and easeful modifications, the ancient roots of yoga and meditation can be non-intimidating and accessible to everyone. Her mission is to guide individuals and families in understanding and experiencing the profound benefits of mind-body practices. Above all, empowering her students- kids and adults- to enjoy practicing yoga with confidence and curiosity. Meanwhile, discovering ways to reflect, engage, regulate, and connect more [play] fully in their lives.
She lives in Lansing, Michigan with her son, Liam, and a pitbull they call Bubba Howard. She takes her coffee with cream, sugar, (and tamales); loves most things vintage, and thrives on gluten-free goodies, thought-provoking conversation, and nature walks. You can find her at TheraPlaYoga.com and LiamAndGlo.com.
Life really began when I met my son, Liam. Pre-Liam-Me was studying medicine (genetics) with a strong interest in psychology and child development.
I always knew I wanted a life of helping others function well physically and mentally (specifically vulnerable populations).
It wasn’t until mom life began to unfold that I realized the path I was on, was no longer meant for who I was becoming. Embracing my role as Liam’s mom, I turned back to practicing yoga and teaching it to him.
Mindful Parenting + Positive Discipline
I’m a mindful parenting coach and a positive discipline educator. This not only gives me the opportunity to coach parents independently but also, hold seminars and workshops for those who seek peaceful and long-lasting resolutions to conflicts and behavior challenges. This includes parents, grandparents, sitters, caregivers, teachers, and anyone who is responsible for the care of youth- specifically youth with special needs.
I not only implement these methods in parenting my child but in working with students.
Goal Projection + Manifestation
Asanas for Autism and Special Needs© Level 2
I completed level 2 training of Asanas for Autism and Special Needs® with founder/creator, author, and yoga therapist- Shawnee Thorton Hardy. This training, coupled with level 1, earned my 95-hr certification in children’s yoga with an emphasis on making yoga inclusive and accessible to children with diverse abilities and backgrounds.
Areas of Focus + Interest: Adaptive yoga | Inclusive + Accessible yoga | Chair Yoga | Yoga for beginners | Mindfulness in Positive Parenting | Yoga + Mindfulness for Regulation and Sensory Wellness | Yoga + Mindfulness for Trauma- Domestic/Narcissistic Abuse, Chronic stress | Yoga + Mindfulness for Autoimmune Disease + Chronic Pain | Science-based Research Supporting Yoga + Mindfulness | Anatomy + Physiology |
Articles by Glo
Gloria is available to write articles on yoga and wellness within her expertise and experiential wisdom.
Interviews with Glo
Gloria is available to be a guest on your podcast, social platform, or written publication.