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    © 2023 by Mayra Pena Barragan. 



    Other Certifications
    Advance Pranic Healing


    Pranic Psychotherapy


    Arhatic Yoga




    Achieving Ones with the Higher Soul




    Institute for Integrative Nutrition 

    I received my training as a Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition's cutting-edge Health Coach Training Program.


    During my training, I have studied over 100 dietary theories, practical lifestyle management techniques, and innovative coaching methods with some of the world’s top health and wellness experts. My teachers included Dr. Andrew Weil, Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Dr. Deepak Chopra, leader in the field of mind-body medicine; Dr. David Katz, Director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center; Dr. Walter Willett, Chair of Nutrition at Harvard University; and many other leading researchers and nutrition authorities.


    My education has equipped me with extensive knowledge in holistic nutrition, health coaching, and preventive health. Drawing on these skills and my knowledge of different dietary theories, I want to work with clients to help them make lifestyle changes that produce real and lasting results.


    Yoga for Youth 

    The Y.O.G.A. for Youth mission is to provide urban youth with tools of self-discovery that foster hope, discipline and respect for self, others and community.


    During my training, I have studied a comprehensive curriculum that addresses major components associated with diminishing fear, the root cause of anger, and increasing a belief in the kids own greatness.


    As a result, behavioral stability, self-esteem, scholastic aptitude and physical health are achieved. Diminishing violence, vandalism, substance abuse, obesity, eating disorders, teen pregnancy, sexual assault, bullying, suicide, poor grades and other self-defeating behaviors that are prevalent among today’s youth.


    Yoga Now Teacher Training - RYT 200 

    1. Techniques Training/Practice - Asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques.


    2. Teaching Methodology - Includes principles of demonstration observation, assisting/correcting, instruction, teaching styles, qualities of a teacher, the student's process of learning, and business aspects of teaching yoga.


    3. Yoga Philosophy/ Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers - Includes the study of yoga philosophies, yoga lifestyle and ethics.


    4. Practicum - Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing other teaching and hearing/giving feedback. Also includes assisting students while someone


    Veterans Yoga

    Mindful Resilience is a mind/body skills program that is evidence-informed and clinically tested. Rooted in clinical science, these practices have been chosen based on the feedback on thousands of veterans and active-duty service members receiving treatments. 


    My training with clinical psychologist and yoga therapist, Daniel J. Libby equipped me to learn safely and effectively to work with individuals recovering from PTSD, chronic pain, addiction, and other concurrent mental health conditions.


    University of Phoenix- Psychology and Communications