Press & Media

Warriors at Ease has received recognition from local and national media as well as the Department of Defense and Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

Interviews Featuring Warriors at Ease & Our Teachers

WAE Ambassador Renee Champagne-Davis, who holds a master’s degree in clinical mental health from the College of William and Mary and various certifications in yoga and wellness, devotes her energy to “after care” - helping service members and their families find health and joy as she did.

Feature-length documentaries featuring Warriors at Ease

Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare

A documentary that premiered in theaters October 2012 by Matthew Heineman, Susan Froemke, & Doug Scott.  Now available on iTunes.

Urban Sutra:  Changing the Conversation on Yoga

A feature-length documentary by Vikram Zutshi coming to theaters in 2017

JSOU Publication

Building Readiness Through Resilience – Yoga & Meditation

Read award-winning research published by Joint Special Operations University asserting the foundation for military readiness is resilience. This aligns with our warrior ethos and is an enduring quality of good leaders. This paper includes contributions and testimonials from Warriors at Ease faculty, teachers and students as well as various experts on yoga in the military.

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The cover of the November 2018 issue of Yoga Journal features one of our Warriors at Ease teachers and active duty Air Force member, Kristen Schoeffel!

Learn more about Kristen here.

Inside this issue, you’ll see why Lieutenant General (Ret.) Eric Schoomaker, one of our advisory board members, says, “The Future is Bright.”

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Articles and videos featuring our founders, faculty, and programs

Washington Post |  Real Warrior Pose: Yoga Classes for the Military by Mike Klingaman

Southern Living |  This Texas Army Base Yoga Studio is Changing the Lives of Our Country’s Heroes by Perri Ormont Blumberg

Honolulu Civil Beat | Yoga is Helping Combat Vets Find New Strength and Peace of Mind by Brittany Lyte

Washington Post |  A Breath of Hope by Eileen Rivers

Woman’s Day Magazine | Healing Soldiers Through Meditation by Lisa M. Gerry

The Huffington Post | Yoga Warriors by Arianna Huffington

Yoga Journal | Warriors at Peace by Neal Pollack

Yoga Journal | 5 Ways Yoga Helps Veterans with PTSD by Jennifer D’Angelo Friedman

Yoga Journal | 6 Steps to Tame Anxiety:  Meditation + Seated Poses by Lynn Stoller

Blindfold Magazine | Yoga Warrior by Erynn Dalton

Wyoming News | Yoga Helping Veterans with PTSD by Ali Helgoth

AW2 Blog | AW2 Caregivers: Join Robin Carnes & Learn Stress Relief Techniques by Patricia Sands

The American Occupational Therapy, Inc. | Q & A with Lynn Stoller:  Sensory Strategies for PTSD by Stephanie Yamkovenko

Elephant Journal | Alchemy of Opposites:  An Interview with Robin Carnes by Lilly Bechtel

Elephant JournalUsing Yoga as PTSD Therapy:  An Interview with Renee Champagne by Lilly Bechtel

Sutra Journal | Sankalpa:  Setting an Intention for Life by Molly Birkholm

Co-founder, Robin Carnes, is honored at the Smithsonian Institution’s Sackler Gallery gala benefit.

Co-founder, Molly Birkholm, is featured in this video from Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

Co-founder, Robin Carnes, is featured in this video, discussing her work at Walter Reed with a veteran patient.

Faculty member, Annie Okerlin, is featured in a video filmed by Kaiser Permanente.

Co-founder, Robin Carnes, is featured in this video filmed by Walter Reed Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC).

Press Contact

Below is a link to our Press Kit for media or individuals interested in the latest information about Warriors at Ease. Combined in the document, you will find details about our mission, history, programs and services.

Warriors at Ease Press Kit [LINK]

Members of the media, please contact Alexis Miller at <> for inquiries. We would love to have our organization or any of our exceptional teachers featured locally or nationally.