Marlena Groomer is a Registered Yoga Therapist, Certified Physical Therapist, Certified Trigger Point Therapist, and Neuromuscular Specialist in the field for over 30 years. In her role as Group Facilitator, Marlena offers our patients trauma and neuromuscular informed yoga and is available for mild neuromuscular work and adjustments. With a unique skill set and perspective, Marlena brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise and an emphasis on physical and spiritual health.
Marlena joins the Peninsula Health Center team with a passion for helping individuals find healing through movement and mindfulness. Having begun her career working with veterans and active military, Marlena understands the benefit of processing trauma out of the body through movement and trauma-informed neuromuscular work and is passionate about bringing alternative forms of healing to the mental and behavioral health world.
Marlena received a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences from University of Houston before beginning her certifications. Marlena was certified by The National Association of Certified Yoga Teachers in 2013 before furthering her education by becoming a Certified Personal FItness Trainer through the National Council on Strength and Fitness. She later studied at the Institute for Integrative Healthcare where she received her Certification in Trigger Point Therapy. Marlena is currently furthering her education working towards a certification in Sports and Exercise Psychology at University of Southern California.