Smart and Simple Tips to Improve Your Yoga Practice by Sophie Letts Head
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  • Online Tools to explore and practice anywhere, anytime!"
    * Exalted Warrior Foundation provides weekly updated Yoga Nidra (iRest) and also offers a chair yoga (adaptive Class) lead by Annie Okerlin and a yoga to relax by Nicholas Caris (ALL ONLINE) * Warriors At Ease offers iRest and a few other physical and meditation practices on their website for anyone to access! * The Give Back Yoga Foundation offers a large assortment of physical and meditation practices on their website! * Videos of PTSD protocols: In my experience as a yoga instructor and psychotherapist, self-help videos that can be accessed anonymously are the best first step towards healing PTSD.Additional private help can be arranged during free Skype chats. Frank Pasquill * Mindful Yoga Therapy has an assortment of tools, practice diagrams and soundtracks to help you develop your yoga practice and mindful awareness. * Veterans Yoga Project In this library you will find streamable and downloadable audio files of each of the five tools of Mindful Resilience Training
  • Community Recommended Readings
    *Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, 3rd Edition: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships (Nonviolent Communication Guides) 3rd Edition, Kindle Editionby Marshall B. Rosenberg *Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition Kindle Editionby Leslie Kaminoff *Emotional Intelligence: A 21- Day Step by Step Guide to Mastering Social Skills, Improve Your Relationships, and Boost Your EQ (Emotional Intelligence EQ Book 2) Kindle Editionby David Clark (Author) *Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging Kindle Editionby Sebastian Junger (Author) *The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself Micheal Singer *Autobiography of a Yogi Paperback – May 4, 1955by P. Yogananda (Author) *Waging Inner Peace Paperback – June 8, 2016by Eric Walrabenstein (Author) *Messages from the Masters: Tapping into the Power of LovePaperback – April 1, 2001by Brian Weiss (Author) *Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga Paperback – December 3, 2002by Rolf Gates *Yoga for Warriors: Basic Training in Strength, Resilience, and Peace of Mind Paperback – October 1, 2014by Beryl Bender Birch eRYT (Author) *How Yoga Works Paperback – September 1, 2005by Michael Roach (Author), Christie McNally (Author) *Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday LifePaperback – March 1, 1992by Thich Nhat Hanh *The Wisdom of Yoga: A Seeker's Guide to Extraordinary LivingPaperback – May 29, 2007by Stephen Cope (Author) *The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book) Paperback – November 7, 1997by Don Miguel Ruiz (Author) *Once a Warrior--Always a Warrior: Navigating the Transition from Combat to Home--Including Combat Stress, PTSD, and mTBI Kindle Editionby Charles Hoge (Author) *Far and Wide: Bring That Horizon to Me! Hardcover – September 13, 2016by Neil Peart (Author) *Struggle Well: Thriving in the Aftermath of Trauma Kindle Editionby Ken Falke (Author) *Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga's Ethical Practice Kindle Editionby Deborah Adele (Author) *Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life Paperback – January 5, 2005by Jon Kabat-Zinn (Author) *
  • Yoga Organizations Serving Veterans.     
    *Yoga for Vets: Supporting Veterans, One Breath at a Time... a 501(c)(3) charitable organization Veteran owned and operated, devoted to bringing more yoga and other modalities to veterans through our worldwide database and community social network.:// *James Fox, Founder of the Prison Yoga Project and co author of Finding Peace: A Yoga Guide for Veterans. *Adaptive Sports Foundation: an organization bringing sports to disabled youth and is the recent founder of the Warriors in Motion program which works to provide Veterans with a basic knowledge and practice of wellness. *Warriors At Ease: Trains yoga and meditation teachers to teach in military settings. *Wounded Warrior Project: An organization that seeks to raise public awareness, assist injured service members and provide programs to meet the needs of men and women returning home. *Healing Combat Trauma: Provides resources for and about healing combat trauma with a focus on providing medical, psychological and legal care for Veterans and their families. *There and Back Again: Provides reintegration support services to all Veterans of all conflicts. *The Veterans Yoga Project: Brings together information and resources for anyone interested in the use of Yoga as therapeutic practice for Veterans. *Grey Team: provides veterans with personal training, nutrition therapy, with the essential services veterans need. Building and implementing solutions. *Connected Warriors: works to maintain and establish a nationwide free yoga classes for service members, Veterans, and their families. *Vets 4 Vets: A non-partisan organization dedicated to helping Iraq and Afghanistan - era Veterans to heal from the psychological injuries of war through the use of peer support. *Semper Fidelis Health and Wellness: Provides integrative health and wellness solutions to our nations wounded, ill and injured warriors, active duty and reserve military, Veterans, first responders, families and caregivers. *Exalted Warrior Foundation: provides an adaptive yoga program to Veterans. Based on skills learned while bringing yoga to wounded military at Walter Reed Hospital.
  • Yoga Teachers Serving Veterans.
    *Yoga Basics: Provides free online support and information for those seeking to establish or maintain a yoga practice. *Yoga Download: Offers online customized classes for anyone wanting to establish and maintain a yoga practice. * Yogis Anonymous: Provides both online and in person classes in a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere. *War Retreat: Yoga and Wellness events, resources and articles for those who go through wars, conflicts and disasters. Formerly The War Photographers Retreat. *
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