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This is deeply compelling, life-changing work, a fact that has not been lost on the extensive media coverage of Warriors at Ease.  Check out these articles:

The Smithsonian Institution, Some Enlightened Evening: A Gala Celebration To Benefit Yoga: The Art of Transformation,

Press Release, Warriors At Ease, Robin Carnes Honoree at Smithsonian Gala on Oct 17, 2013 (Nov. 13, 2013), available at

Neal Pollack, Warriors at Peace: Combat veterans take refuge in yoga, discovering its ability to soothe and repair war-torn minds and spirits, Yoga Journal, available at
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Lisa M. Gerry, Healing Soldiers Through Meditation: Read the inspiring story of an instructor who helps returning troops find peace, Woman’s Day Magazine (Oct. 2012), available at

Arianna Huffington, Huffington This Week: Yoga Warriors, Huffington Post,( Jan. 11, 2013 9:00 AM),

Ali Helgoth, Yoga helping veterans with PTSD, Wyoming News, (Jan. 21, 2013), available at

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Patricia Sands, AW2 Caregivers: Join Robin Carnes and Learn Stress Relief Techniques, The AW2 Blog, Official Blog of the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program (June 17, 2011, 2:09 PM),

Press Release, American Psychological Association, Impact of Stress (2012) available at

Erynn Dalton, Yoga Warrior, Blindfold Magazine (July 2014)
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Yoga helps veterans adjust to civilian life – Gaiam Life

Karen Soltes, Warriors At Ease founder  and Lee Rodrigues, Warriors At Ease Board Director and veteran, was interviewed by Gaiam Life about how yoga helps veterans. “Yoga has established a sure foot in the military. Today, VA hospitals across the country provide […]

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University of Southern California – MSW program with military social work sub-concentration

University of Southern California, MSW program has a sub-concentration in military social work. If you are interested in what they offer, you can visit their website here:    In addition, they have a Military Mental Health Resource Guide, please […]

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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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Robin Carnes, The Soldier’s Advocate – Yoga Journal May 2014

Executive Director, Robin Carnes, was featured in the May 2014 Yoga Journal in an article called the The Soldier’s Advocate. Robin Carnes passion is to help bring yoga and meditation to veterans and service members. After seeing how yoga and […]

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Mindful Meditation on the Hill

Robin Carnes and Karen Soltes have met with Congressman Tim Ryan in order to promote and provide mindful mediation practice to Capitol Hill. Ryan along with Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-California) formed “The Quiet Caucus,”  offering a  weekly group meditation for interested […]

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Yoga Student Testimonial

“My spouse and I had never tried yoga before, or considered it as a practice we could use to bring peace and positivity to our daily lives.  After a single class, we were shocked by the healing powers that this […]

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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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Medical Yoga Symposium – Karen Soltes talk recording available

Warriors At Ease faculty member, Karen Soltes spoke on January 12, 2014 about Yoga and Military Populations at the Medical Yoga Symposium: Modern Yoga. Link to the symposium website: Here is the link to the recordings for the Medical […]

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Clinical Trial Recruiting Participants

Here is some information about a study in the Denver area that is currently recruiting participants.  For the full listing, please copy and paste the full URL into your brewer window/search.  Contact information is listed below. Strength and Awareness in […]

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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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