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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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Robin Carnes honoree at Smithsonian gala on Oct 17, 2013

  Robin Carnes, the Executive Director of Warriors At Ease was honored at the Smithsonian Institution’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery new art exhibit, Yoga: The Art of Transformation gala benefit on Oct 17, 2013.  She was honored for her pioneering work […]

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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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Emily Hain and Welcome Home Vets

Emily Hain, a Marine Mom, is a faculty member of Warriors at Ease. She is an E-RYT and Certified iRest® Yoga Nidra instructor. She took the Teaching Yoga and Meditation in Military Settings Course two years ago when her son’s […]

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