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Archive for the ‘Certified Teachers’ Category

Nicole Arel, Certified WAE Instructor, Manchester CT

Nikki Arel came to teaching yoga to the military through a round-about path.  Her maternal grandfather was Navy in WWII and her dad was Submariner during the Vietnam era, but she did not follow into military service.  She has friends […]

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Susie Guckin, Certified Meditation Teacher, Fort Dix, NJ

Susie comes from a family with a history of military service in several branches of the U.S. military.  Her father, the late Sgt. Russell J. Guckin, Sr, was a drill instructor in the Army and was stationed at Fort Dix during […]

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Trisha Barry, Certified Warriors at Ease Instructor, Tampa, FL

Trisha is an experienced 200-hour Yoga Alliance teacher (E-RYT 200) and an advanced iRest® Level 2 teacher, currently working toward certification.  She is also trained to provide massage (Massage Emergency Response Team, MERT) to offer support to First Responders. Trisha […]

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Suzanne Boyd, Certified Warriors at Ease Instructor, Vermont

Suzanne has been an “Army Wife” for 24 years. Her husband has served on Active Duty and as a full-time guardsman with the Vermont Army National Guard. He has deployed to Afghanistan twice since 2005 and is still serving. It was […]

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Mallory Wortham, Certified Warriors at Ease Teacher, Wyoming

Mallory wandered into a yoga studio at a low time in her life and left the class knowing that she would be doing yoga for the rest of her life. She was certified at CorePower in Fort Collins, CO soon […]

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Brenda Hilgartner, Certified WAE teacher, North Virginia

Brenda is a certified Warriors at Ease instructor, a 200-hour Yoga Alliance RYT and a trained iRest® Level 1 teacher.  As the wife of a Marine Veteran, the daughter of an Air Force Veteran, and with many others in her […]

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Yvette Menard – Certified Warriors at Ease Teacher, Comox, BC, CANADA

Yvette is thrilled to be the first fully certified Canadian instructor with Warriors at Ease.  She hopes to bring the healing path of yoga to the countless military members, veterans, and their families, who are affected by the stresses of […]

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Neil Crenshaw – Certified Warriors at Ease Teacher, Florida

Warriors At Ease is happy to announce that Neil Crenshaw is our first certified teacher of our certification program. Neil served in Vietnam from 1966-1967. From 1965-1968, he served as a staff officer with Commander Amphibious Force on the USS […]

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Nancy Schalk – yoga and military research study

“When I was invited to develop the protocol and teach the yoga sessions in a research study, I was delighted. But, to veterans?! ” “I’ve been a yoga teacher and an organic farmer all my life. I realized I knew […]

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Pam Pence – How She is Using Her TYMS training

  I finished the Warriors at Ease training on 11/17/10. My intent was to start volunteering yoga and meditation services with veterans and their families. Although I have taught many classes and given many private yoga therapy sessions, working with […]

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