Paula Tapia, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, YACEP
Paula Tapia is a certified Yoga therapist, educator, and facilitator. She is also an expert in fitness and wellness specialized in integrative health, prevention and rehabilitation, self-care education, and mindful lifestyle modifications techniques.
A lifelong dancer, athlete, and former national medalist in her homeland Chile, Paula is an international educator who has been teaching creative and intelligent forms of movement for over 20 years, including dance, fitness, aqua therapy, Yoga, and Yoga therapy.
Professionally, she is the Associate Director of the “Yoga and the Healing Sciences Program” at Loyola Marymount University. She is a member of the Yoga Alliance (YA) and the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), having completed her Yoga Therapy Rx™ training at LMU in Los Angeles, CA and her associated internship as a therapist at the Simms-Mann Family Clinic in Venice, CA. Her experience includes work at chiropractic wellness centers, physical therapy and rehabilitation clinics, athletic/sports clubs, as well as Yoga festivals and studios. Moreover, she has also worked as a bilingual medical interpreter.
Paula’s multi-faceted approach to healing includes functional movement & DNS, athletic training, dance, alongside traditional Yoga (breath work, meditation, visualization, asana and movement, as well as sound and Yoga Nidra).
As Attune Health’s Yoga Therapist and Mindfulness Advisor, Paula’s dedication and passion for Yoga, movement, and healthy lifestyle is a wonderful new addition to our Beverly Hills clinic. She has been collaborating with Attune Health’s medical staff to develop an integrative whole-body wellness program for patients with autoimmune diseases and inflammatory conditions. Paula and the Attune Health research team will be conducting clinical trials and observational studies to assess these innovative programs.