Our Staff

Susan Alden
Susan Alden
Susan is the Executive Director of Warrior at Ease.  She is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and served as a logistics officer in...
Betsy Lathrop
Betsy Lathrop
Betsy is the Registrar and Director of Operations for Warriors at Ease.  She is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor of...

The Warriors at Ease Team

Our team is made up of staff, faculty, and key volunteers who are passionate about serving military and veteran communities.
Lynn Stoller
Lynn has a special interest in war-related sensory processing disorders and yoga as a treatment modality.  She has trained yoga instructors and...
Robin Carnes
Robin Carnes
Robin Carnes is one of the co-founders of Warriors at Ease.  From 2006-2012 Robin served as the yoga and iRest instructor for the Specialized Care...
Karen Soltes
Karen Soltes
Karen is one of the co-founders of Warriors at Ease.  Karen holds master’s degrees in both Clinical Social Work and Education.  She is certified...
Molly Birkholm
Molly Birkholm
Molly Birkholm is a co-founder of Warriors at Ease.  She is a leader in iRest™ Yoga Nidra, Sivananda Yoga and treating trauma with yoga and...
Annie Okerlin
Annie Okerlin
Annie Okerlin is a Warriors at Ease faculty member, trainer and a Regional Program Coordinator for Train, Teach & Transform in Florida.  She...
Susan Alden
Susan Alden
Susan is the Executive Director of Warrior at Ease.  She is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and served as a logistics officer in...
Swami Kashi
Swami Kashi
Swami Kashi supports Warriors at Ease as a retreat leader and faculty member.  He was born in Israel and served in the Israeli Army as a Special...
Pam Pence 
Pam Pence 
Pam Pence is a Navy brat of a 20 year veteran.  She is a certified iRest Teacher® and also a certified Yoga Therapist through Phoenix Rising Yoga...
Renee Champagne
Renee Champagne
Renee is the Regional Program Coordinator for Train, Teach & Transform in Washington, D.C. and supports regular Warriors at Ease yoga classes...
Jamie Alden
Jamie Alden
Jamie is an Army Special Forces officer (commonly known as a Green Beret) within Special Operations Command Pacific (SOCPAC) at Camp Smith...
Denise Jagroo
Denise Jagroo
Dr. Denise Jagroo, PhD is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Women's Health Physical Therapy.  She has assisted Warriors at Ease in...
Miquelle Ringler
Miquelle Ringler
Miquelle is a 500-RYT and certified Yoga Therapist with over 15 years of experience.  She specializes in therapeutic yoga, focusing her teaching...
Erika Kafka
Erika Kafka
Erica is a certified Physician Assistant specializing in Pain Management and Addiction Medicine.  She is currently enrolled as a Fellow in the...