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This is deeply compelling, life-changing work, a fact that has not been lost on the extensive media coverage of Warriors at Ease.  Check out these articles:

The Smithsonian Institution, Some Enlightened Evening: A Gala Celebration To Benefit Yoga: The Art of Transformation,

Press Release, Warriors At Ease, Robin Carnes Honoree at Smithsonian Gala on Oct 17, 2013 (Nov. 13, 2013), available at

Neal Pollack, Warriors at Peace: Combat veterans take refuge in yoga, discovering its ability to soothe and repair war-torn minds and spirits, Yoga Journal, available at
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Lisa M. Gerry, Healing Soldiers Through Meditation: Read the inspiring story of an instructor who helps returning troops find peace, Woman’s Day Magazine (Oct. 2012), available at

Arianna Huffington, Huffington This Week: Yoga Warriors, Huffington Post,( Jan. 11, 2013 9:00 AM),

Ali Helgoth, Yoga helping veterans with PTSD, Wyoming News, (Jan. 21, 2013), available at

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Patricia Sands, AW2 Caregivers: Join Robin Carnes and Learn Stress Relief Techniques, The AW2 Blog, Official Blog of the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program (June 17, 2011, 2:09 PM),

Press Release, American Psychological Association, Impact of Stress (2012) available at

Erynn Dalton, Yoga Warrior, Blindfold Magazine (July 2014)
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Our latest News and Press blog posts:

iRest, Yoga Nidra, and the Military

What’s iRest, and how could it help the military community? Yoga Journal wrote a piece about yoga and its effect on military community who have experienced severe trauma. Inside, Warriors at Ease co-founder and executive director Robin Carnes discussed her […]

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Veterans Discover the Healing Power of Yoga and Meditation

How did a group of veteran college students end up in an ashram at the Bahamas with Warriors at Ease Co-Founder and Executive Director Robin Carnes? Here’s how. Manhattan College has posted an article about Warriors at Ease Executive Director […]

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Warriors at Ease receives organizational grant from Disabled Veterans National Foundation

Silver Spring, MD (July 5, 2015)- Warriors at Ease is honored to announce it has received an organizational grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation for $24,000, which will fund a new military sexual trauma initiative. This grant makes it […]

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Julie Sayre | Certified Warriors at Ease Teacher | Beaufort, SC

Julie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Traumatologist in private practice, and is a certified meditation teacher for Warriors at Ease. Julie has an enduring interest in helping clients resolve both childhood and adult traumas, with a […]

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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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