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...
Alexis Miller
Alexis Miller
Alexis Miller is the Social Media Coordinator for Warriors at Ease. She is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas with a Bachelors Degree in...
Nicolas Caris
Nicolas Caris
Nick is a Program Manager and Data Analyst for Warriors at Ease. He grew up in Uhrichsville, a small town in Ohio. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine...

The Warriors at Ease Faculty

Our faculty is made up of teacher trainers, researchers, and retreat leaders who are passionate about serving military and veteran communities.
Beth Funk
Beth Funk
After being a professional educator for over two decades, Beth decided to unite her love of teaching with her passion for the ancient and...
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...
Kelsy Timas
Kelsy Timas
Kelsy Timas is the RPC for Train, Teach & Transform in North Carolina.  She is a military spouse and founder of The Guiding Wellness Institute...
Robin Cushing
Robin Cushing
Robin Cushing is an Army Physician Assistant and has a Doctorate in Public Health from the University of Hawaii.  She a Warriors at Ease Yoga...
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...
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...
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...
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 a veteran who spent the majority of his 20 year career as a Green Beret in the U.S. Army Special Forces.  He is a 1997 graduate of the...