“If veterans can achieve awareness, transformation, understanding and peace, they can share with the rest of society the realities of war.  And they can teach us how to make peace with ourselves and each other, so we never have to use violence to resolve conflicts again.”
~ Thich Nhat Hahn
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Resources for Warriors at Ease Teachers

We care about our Warriors at Ease teachers and their students.  We work to provide teachers continued support during and after their training with us.  Here are some resources many have found supportive in the pursuit of sharing yoga and meditation with military and veteran communities in various settings.

Molly Birkhom, Warriors at Ease co-founder & faculty member, discusses how to create a “safe container” for a yoga and meditation class.

Robin Carnes, Warriors at Ease co-founder & faculty member, discusses how to handle abreactions in a yoga or meditation class.

Swami Kashi, a former Israeli commando, discusses modern applications of the ancient wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita for military veterans.

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In 2010, iRest was officially endorsed by the US Army Surgeon General and Defense Centers of Excellence as a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).   It is currently being used to support active duty, veterans and families in over 50 Veterans Administration hospitals and military bases/hospitals across the United States.

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Working with Someone in Crisis?

The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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