Karen Soltes

Karen is one of the co-founders of Warriors at Ease.  Karen holds master’s degrees in both Clinical Social Work and Education.  She is certified as a yoga teacher and a Level V iRest Yoga Nidra Teacher.  For the past 30 years, she has worked in a variety of therapeutic and educational settings, weaving clinical experience with the practice of yoga and meditation to empower and support people to live life in a more balanced way.

Since 2007, she has taught classes in iRest at the Washington DC Veterans Hospital, where it is used as an adjunctive treatment for alleviating the symptoms of PTSD, substance abuse, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. Karen also directs the Therapeutic Yoga program at Circle Yoga and Budding Yogis.