Resiliency Reimagined, recorded at the Center for Strength in Highlands Ranch Colorado, is a podcast centered around mental health, and trauma recovery. We will focus on both traditional and alternative methods of trauma recovery, sharing stories, celebrating victories within our community, and furthering the mission of the Center for Strength. The Center promotes recovery and resilience for the community impacted by the tragedy on May 7, 2019 at STEM School Highlands Ranch through social connection and wellness programming.
MacClain Figueroa is the guest on this episode. MacClain is a parent of two children who were at STEM School in Highlands Ranch during the shooting in 2019. MacClain discusses resiliency, factors that have helped him and his in cultivating resiliency, and ways that martial arts can be impactful for people both who have experienced trauma and in general. MacClain provides insight into how honoring trauma responses, developing grounding techniques through breathing, and double backflip dragon kicks can impact a persons perspective, frustration tolerance, and life in general.
Check out MacClain’s martial arts groups at the Center for Strength, and reach out with any questions you have.