Hala Khouri, MA, E-RYT, has taught yoga and the movement arts for over 20 years and has maintained a private counseling practice for more than 10 years.
She is trained in Somatic Experiencing, a body-based psychotherapy that specifically addresses trauma and its symptoms, and her passions for yoga, movement, and service combine in a number of ways in her life.
She is cofounder of Off the Mat, Into the World®, a training organization that combines yoga and activism within a social justice framework. She leads trauma-informed yoga trainings nationally and works with A Thousand Joys, an organization working with kids who have experienced trauma, training their service providers in trauma work and self-care.
Khouri also leads her own 200-hour yoga teacher training in Los Angeles where she teaches public classes weekly.