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Lynne Valdes |Certified Warriors At Ease Teacher | Vienna, VA

I am the daughter of a retired naval officer and Vietnam Veteran and a former Navy spouse of 20 years. I have lived first hand with the impact of military service for both members and their families. As a daughter, […]

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Roberta Speh | Certified Warriors At Ease Teacher | Foley, AL

Roberta is located in Foley (Baldwin County) AL…a town midway between the cities of Mobile, AL and Pensacola, FL.  She can be reached by email at: rjmquilter @  She has 40 years experience with a local mental health center, […]

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Marsha Lockom | Certified Warriors At Ease Teacher | Apollo Beach, FL

Marsha Lockom, RYT 200 Faced with debilitating pain of fibromyalgia, Marsha fully embraced yoga in 2,000. Using yoga as a therapeutic aid, she freed herself from all medications and returned to a productive and happy life. Yoga is not only […]

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Lucy Lomax |Certified Warriors At Ease Teacher | Columbia, MD

Lucy Lomax, E-RYT 500, Certified Yoga Teacher, began meditating and practicing yoga in the 70’s and teaching yoga in 1999. After 32 years as a financial policy analyst (BS Organizational Behavior and Masters in Public Financial Management), Lucy moved from […]

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Michael Thomas |Certified Warriors At Ease Teacher | Wayland, MA

Michael Thomas Certified Yoga Instructor, RYT-200 Warriors at Ease-Certified Teacher of Yoga and Meditation to the Military Community Practice Being Present With What Is Direct Dial: 508.875.5355 Email:  whatisis @ Michael Thomas has practiced meditation and yoga for more than […]

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Cheryl Page | Certified Warriors At Ease Teacher |Indianapolis, Indiana

Cheryl is a registered 200-hour (RYT 200) Yoga Alliance teacher and certified Silverage Yoga instructor. Her yoga journey began in the 1970’s.  During her pre-teen and teen yeas it served to focus energy.  By the late 80’s through the 90’s […]

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Kim Briand – Certified Warriors At Ease Teacher – Vine Grove, Kentucky

Kim Briand has a long relationship with the military as the daughter of an Army veteran and as an Army wife of over 25 years. Her relationship with yoga goes back to the 80’s when she took her first class […]

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Nicole Arel, Certified WAE Instructor, Manchester CT

Nikki Arel came to teaching yoga to the military through a round-about path.  Her maternal grandfather was Navy in WWII and her dad was Submariner during the Vietnam era, but she did not follow into military service.  She has friends […]

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Susie Guckin, Certified Meditation Teacher, Fort Dix, NJ

Susie comes from a family with a history of military service in several branches of the U.S. military.  Her father, the late Sgt. Russell J. Guckin, Sr, was a drill instructor in the Army and was stationed at Fort Dix during […]

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Trisha Barry, Certified Warriors at Ease Instructor, Tampa, FL

Trisha is an experienced 200-hour Yoga Alliance teacher (E-RYT 200) and an advanced iRest® Level 2 teacher, currently working toward certification.  She is also trained to provide massage (Massage Emergency Response Team, MERT) to offer support to First Responders. Trisha […]

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