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.
Continuing Education Credits & Digital Training Material Access
As part of the Warriors at Ease (WAE), best practices policy which began in September of 2019, the updated Level 1 and Level 2 Training Manuals includes the 4 pillars of the WAE Techniques (Level 1), the WAE Protocols for Technique Integration (Level 2), practical application workbook (Level 2), and the most up to date and relevant research (Level 1 & 2). These new resources maintain the Warriors at Ease superior industry standards supporting our Teacher Network to continuously meet the needs of the changing military population and climate.
Warriors at Ease Level 1 Trained and Certified Teachers have the opportunity to obtain Continuing Education Credits, in accordance with their teacher designation. There are 10 CEUs available for each Level of Training (20 Total) or digital access to the updated Training Materials.
Continuing Education Credits
This purchase option consists of both the Continuing Education Credits (10 per Level) along with and the updated training material. Training materials are available in print and digital.
Digital Training Material
All Warriors at Ease Trainees are eligible to purchase digital access to the training materials only. This purchase does NOT include the 20 total (Level 1 & 2) Continuing Education Credits.
OPERATION REMOTE RESILIENCE
Operation Remote Resilience our virtual class platform provides Warriors and their families the benefits of evidence-based yoga and meditation from the comfort of their own homes. This virtual class library is designed to navigate students to the class that will best serve them and the experience they are looking for.
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.
Student Forms & Handouts
Warriors at Ease New Student Registration (Online Form)
WAE Photo Release (Online Form)
WAE Welcome Survey (Online Survey)
Teacher Forms, Policies & Information
Dod & VA Information & Infographics
(VA) Family Caregivers Guide To PTSD (Online Survey)
Approved Marketing Materials
Self Care – Download this FREE gift from Warriors at Ease Co-Founder, Molly Birkholm
iRest Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation effective for managing pain, improving sleep, and decreasing symptoms associated with trauma.
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.
Use the code “ONEFREEWAE” to get your free download!
More Resources for You & Your Students
Mind Body Practices
Find a WAE Teacher
Military Culture Courses
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.
The Recovery Village is spread across the country and is dedicated to helping those struggling with substance abuse into recovery. Because of the high rist of addiction and mental health issues faced by veterans, access to quality resources to guide treatment is crucial. Reach out to the Recovery Village at 855-771-7417.
Are You A Caregiver?
The VA’s Caregiver Support Line assistance is just a quick phone call away. Whether you’re in need of immediate assistance of have questions about what services you may be eligible for, the caring licensed social workers who answer the phone can provide you with information about assistance available through the VA, help you access services, connect you with a Caregiver Support Coordinator at a VA medical center near you and/or just listen. Call 1-855-260-3274 to get started today.