As a speaker, consultant, teacher, and retreat leader, Molly Birkholm inspires others to create meaningful life changes at worldwide conferences, retreats, online courses, and yoga and meditation teacher trainings. Using research-based yoga and mindfulness meditation techniques, Molly’s stress management programs, resiliency training, and trauma treatment programs have been used by leaders and top organizations around the world, including the US Department of Defense, the American Psychiatric Association, and the Young Presidents' Organization.
Molly is a featured yoga and meditation teacher for Yoga International and an Integrative Restoration Teacher Trainer. As co-founder of Warriors at Ease, Molly pioneered evidence-based trauma-sensitive yoga and meditation programs for PTSD in military and other communities affected by trauma, including human trafficking survivors, people in recovery, homeless, youth, prisoners, and refugees. She has conducted innovative clinical research with the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense.
After Molly’s original career in investment banking, she spent two years living in Asia while studying yoga and meditation at ashrams and monasteries. She lives in South Florida with her son, Santiago, and their yellow Labrador, Cleo.