Gail Parker, PhD, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, a psychologist, educator, author, thought leader, and media personality, is a lifelong practitioner of yoga. She serves as a faculty member in the department of Integrative Medicine at Beaumont Hospital’s School for Yoga Therapy in Royal Oak, Michigan, where she teaches yoga for emotional balance to aspiring yoga therapists.
Her broad expertise in behavioral health and wellness include 40 years as a practicing psychologist. She is well known for her pioneering efforts to integrate psychology, restorative yoga, and meditation as effective strategies that can enhance emotional balance and contribute to the overall health and well-being of practitioners.
Gail Parker has a special interest in utilizing and teaching restorative yoga and meditation as strategies for dealing with trauma resulting from racial insensitivity, discrimination, and injustice.