Tradiciones Sanas

Ancestral Approaches to Health and Wellness


Tradiciones Sanas is an online space created to share ancestral approaches to health and wellness from around the world. Tradiciones Sanas means ‘Healthy Traditions’ – whether those are practices passed down to us from our ancestors or new practices that we integrate into our family lineage, this blog and related services aim to encourage individuals, families, and communities to take joy in living in ways that enhance quality of life for generations to come. Topics covered include traditional foods and cooking methods, natural and homemade health products, traditional medicine, health and agriculture policy, home gardening and preventive health practices, including yoga and meditation.

The information contained here is provided as an aid to your own sound judgement. Please always speak with your health provider before starting any health program.


Rubi Orozco SantosRubi Orozco Santos, is a bilingual, bicultural health educator and yoga instructor who is committed to sharing knowledge, skills, and resources to improve community wellness. A life-long natural living enthusiast, she earned a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science from the University of Texas at El Paso. She began practicing yoga and meditation at the age of 15. In 2011, she became a certified yoga instructor through the Ananda Marga Yoga Teacher Training.  In 2013, she completed the Beauty Blossom Birth Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. She furthered her skills in 2016, with a focus on Baby Yoga and Toddler Yoga; she is a Certified ChildLight Yoga Teacher. She is also a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) and Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT) with Yoga Alliance, the international yoga professional organization.  She lives in El Paso, Texas, where she contributes to health, yoga, and cultural enrichment efforts.


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