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Peace for Our Soldiers in the New Year, at Home and Away

Mark Whitwell | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Whitwell

Stress is undeniably linked to mind and body, and there must be a mind and body practice to respond to this illness.

Healing Breast Cancer's Emotional Pain Through Yoga

Derek Beres | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Derek Beres

While we as a culture continue looking for a cure -- or now, more likely, cures -- we have at least learned a few things about helping people recover from cancer treatment programs, namely chemotherapy. One such device is yoga.

Yoga: How We Serve Survivors of Sexual Exploitation

Rob Schware | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Heather Snyder, a senior leader at Off the Mat, Into the World. She traveled to Uganda with Off the Mat and found a calling teaching yoga to girls and women who are survivors of sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.

Yoga: How We Serve Active-Duty Service Members

Rob Schware | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

"There is a huge stigma in the military about men practicing yoga, an even bigger stigma on getting treatment for PTSD. So you can only imagine how difficult it is to get a guy with PTSD onto a mat!"

Veterans, Trauma and Yoga: Are We Moving Quickly Enough?

Rob Schware | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

Yoga is being offered in some VA medical centers to help address unmet mental health needs. In fact, a recent study found that nearly 30 percent of Specialized PTSD Treatment Programs offer yoga as a treatment option. But is this enough? Are we moving fast enough?

Yoga And PTSD: One Vet's Story

Anu Bhagwati | Posted 11.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Anu Bhagwati

Yoga taught me many new things about myself. It turned out that in order to move beyond my pain, I had to change old habits that had been deeply ingrained by military service.