ml_headshot500My name is Mari Lyford, a Holistic Health and Wellness Practitioner in Albuquerque, New Mexico. I’m a Licensed Masters Social Worker, a Level 2 TRE™ Tension and Trauma Release Practitioner, a Yoga Teacher and Reiki Practitioner,  and I am trained in Integration Based Stress Reduction (IBSR) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing(EMDR).  I also have a background in Clinical Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation as an Exercise Specialist.

I work with individuals one-on-one or in small groups to facilitate natural healing of everyday chronic stress and tension and I work with individuals who have a history of trauma, and PTSD. I facilitate natural healing through a variety of tools, including TRE™,  iRest, yoga, IBSR-EMDR, and exercise. 

TRE™ or Tension and Trauma Release Exercises are designed to release deep chronic tension embedded in the body during stressful or traumatic experiences.  Read more about TRE™–>

iRest is a deep relaxation practice to release negative thought patterns and calm the nervous system.  Read more about iRest–>

IBSR/EMDR are therapeutic / somatic tools to treat trauma. Read more about IBSR/EMDR–>

“Nalu” is the Hawaiian word for surf and I can help you learn to ride the waves of life and move through “event” waves with greater ease. I would like to support you on your journey to balanced health and increased vitality and help you create a practice to better manage day to day stress and release chronic muscle tension patterns in a more balanced way.  Read more about me–>