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Yoga: How We Serve Incarcerated Veterans

Rob Schware | Posted 07.06.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Sabrina Seronello, who was on active duty in the Air Force from March 2000-March 2006. She was a medic working in the emerge...

Bridging Yoga and Mental Health Care: A Personal Approach

Rob Schware | Posted 05.23.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Anneke Sips, a yoga teacher and social psychiatric nurse (RN) from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. For the last 16 years she has...

Yoga as a Tool for Development: Cultivating Change From the Inside

Rob Schware | Posted 05.13.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Philipa von Kerckerinck, who found a way to combine her graduate work in international development with 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...

Yoga: How We Can Use Yoga Retreats to Serve

Rob Schware | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Peter Sterios, an internationally-recognized yoga instructor, architect, writer, entrepreneur, and former contributing edito...

Yoga: How We Help People With Disabilities Gain Access to Integrative Therapies

Rob Schware | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Crystal Hinton, who started her yoga service career caring for her younger sister, Chanda, when Chanda moved to Colorado in 2000. A shooting accident at the age of 9 left Chanda paralyzed, a C/6 injury.

A Call to Service: Sharing Yoga as a Tool of Self-Empowerment

Rob Schware | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

"The emotional connection for yoga service is the human connection. Sharing yoga is another way of saying "I love you" to total strangers. We're using our bodies to find that common ground and language of love, and nothing is lost in translation."

Yoga: How We Serve Women in Maximum Security Prisons

Rob Schware | Posted 12.23.2012 | Impact
Rob Schware

"The inmates keep me motivated. Their eagerness and desire to learn is second to none. Some of the women are serving life sentences. They tell me that yoga helps them cope on many different levels."

Yoga: How We Serve Inner-City Schoolchildren

Rob Schware | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

Debbie Cohen started teaching yoga in 1996 and began working with children in schools in 2002. She later went on to found the Core Yoga in Schools Program to serve Boston public schools.

Yoga: How to Serve Series and the Homeless

Rob Schware | Posted 09.17.2012 | Denver
Rob Schware

Boulder has a lot of yoga. There is a studio on every block, a teacher training happening every week and every style of yoga. But not many students and yoga teachers get to make contact with women in shelters. Enter Tabitha.