Donna Martin M.A.

Psoma Yoga Teacher and Therapist,  Hakomi Trainer and Consultant,  
Author and Professional Speaker

Wisdom without words, born of inner silence, carried within the heart,
dispensed with loving kindness, this is true medicine.
~ In Search of the Medicine Buddha by David Crow ~

Hakomi & Psoma Yoga Therapy™


Psoma: the Heart and Soul of Hakomi at Hollyhock
October 6- 13, 2024

Psoma and Hakomi

In January 2024 Donna was interviewed as part of a series with experts in the field of experiential psychotherapy. In this one-hour conversation she had the opportunity to describe her original Psoma approach based on the legacy of Ron Kurtz and Hakomi. 

Donna's Awake TV Interview with Don McGinnis 

Here is part of an interview with Don McGinnis about the integration of Hakomi and yoga and what is called psoma yoga therapy.

Interview with Donna

Interview with Donna Martin about the "Ultimate Paradox" in Hakomi. Things are perfect as they are and seeking for change.


Donna's video about Mindfulness and the Hakomi method.

Loving Presence

Donna speaks about healing as the unfolding of intrinsic wholeness. There is a way to participate in and support someone’s healing journey with this confidence.  

Donna's Interview with Liam Bowler, The Body Awake

"Donna Martin came highly recommended to me from several Body Awake listeners. She's deeply trained, and trains others, in the realm of Hakomi, an approach to psychotherapy that's rooted in mindfulness and body awareness."
-- Liam Bowler

Psoma Yoga Class

An excerpt (40 min) from a morning psoma yoga class Donna taught at Hollyhock... how to start the day with yoga and embodied mindfulness before even getting out of bed!

I’ll be offering a week-long in person retreat on October 6 - 13, 2024 at Hollyhock ( retreat center, Cortes Island BC.

Below are photos of my first Psoma yoga training retreat at Hollyhock in November 2011. Most of the them were taken by Johnathan Ikebuchi.