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Kyra Haglund, MSW, SEP, E-RYT is a compassionate, knowledgeable, and energetic yoga teacher who truly loves her work.
She is a clinical social worker, Somatic Experiencing practitioner, yoga teacher, and activist based in Los Angeles. She lived and studied holistic arts and cultural anthropology extensively in India and Nepal and is a co-creator of the Santa Monica Yoga teacher training program. Kyra completed her graduated studies in social work from the University of Southern California focusing on mental health, military social work, family systems, and public policy. She is also certified in Somatic Experiencing, a mind-body modality that works directly with the nervous system to relieve and resolve symptoms of trauma. She takes an integrative approach to therapy and social justice work, blending traditional psychotherapy, holistic arts, and somatic tools to support greater self-regulation and well-being.
Kyra has been integral in developing trauma-informed yoga programs and trainings throughout Los Angeles. Believing that yoga creates positive ripples of healing and growth within individuals and throughout communities, she has worked with combat veterans, LAUSD, recovery centers, survivors of human trafficking, and the homeless veteran community in Skid Row. She currently practices individual and group therapy, teaches yoga, and lives in Los Angeles.