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Veterans Yoga

Yoga for Veterans: 'I Can Feel Myself Breathe'

Rob Schware | Posted 11.28.2013 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Yael Calhoun, who started teaching yoga about 10 years ago. With her three elementary school-aged sons, she started a summer...

David Wood

For Combat Veterans, Boston Bomb Blasts Bring War Home | David Wood | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

On his first combat mission in Afghanistan's bloody Wardak Province, Thom Kenney was blown up by an improvised explosive device. The vehicle in which ...

Working to Improve the Lives of Veterans: Project Welcome Home Troops

Robert Piper | Posted 05.27.2013 | Impact
Robert Piper

Countless stories in history of individuals overcoming some of the most extreme hardships are the result of a resilient brain. Project Welcome Home Troops is working to improve the quality of life for thousands of veterans in America through their resilience building program.

Yoga: How We Help Veterans of Combat Reintegrate Into Their Lives

Rob Schware | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Sarah Plummer, who started practicing yoga in 2001 in order to cope with overuse injuries from soccer and military training. After years of dabbling in the practice, in 2006, during her second deployment to Iraq, she became "hooked."

Yoga: How We Serve Combat Veterans Coping With Trauma

Rob Schware | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

My hope is that the yoga community can continue to collaborate to bring the benefits of yoga to those who lack access and the funds to reap those benefits.

Are You A Prisoner Of Your Judgments?

Rob Schware | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

I find myself standing in what appears to be a contradiction: I profess to be guided by ahimsa, and yet people I love, as well as those served by our organization, are trained not just to defend, but also to attack.

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?

WATCH: Disabled Vet Turns To Yoga, Walks Again

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living

When American paratrooper Arthur Boorman returned home injured from the Gulf War, doctors told him he'd never walk unassisted again. One too many ...