Lorena Saavedra Smith

Lorena Saavedra Smith

Lorena Saavedra Smith has been sharing therapeutic applications and her commitment to holistic and integrated health in English and Spanish for nearly twenty years. She’s a certified Holistic Coach, Yoga Therapist, Mindfulness Guide and Eco-Somatic Specialist. With Andean roots, she is a keeper of the Peruvian Ancient Medicine Wisdom and as an expert in trauma-informed and grief care and mental health advocate, she mentors and supports others’ paths, especially those recovering from traumatic events associated with acculturation and immigration journeys.

Recent Articles

Mindfulness as a Path to Healing and Belonging for Immigrants

Lorena Saavedra Smith reflects on how mindfulness helped her navigate challenges through the process of immigrating from Perú to the United States, advocating for the importance of culturally sensitive and inclusive mindfulness practice spaces. 

Rompiendo el tabú sobre la salud mental y emocional

La salud mental y emocional son parte íntegra de nuestras vidas dice Lorena Saavedra Smith. Las prácticas contemplativas nos pueden ayudar con nuestro bienestar.