Entries by Emily McFaul-Coon

Mindful Yoga Therapy 100-Hour Certification in Virginia Beach: Begins September 23, 2016

Mindful Yoga Therapy is an empirically informed, clinically tested program comprised of five practices: Pranayama (breathing), Asana (postures connected with breath), Yoga Nidra, Meditation, and Gratitude. Each practice is a tool Veterans can use to cope with Post Traumatic Stress, and together, they form a comprehensive system – a toolbox – that will carry Veterans […]

Launching a Yoga Teacher Training in Prison: Empowering Women Through Yoga

This past Friday night, 18 women and one life-sized plastic skeleton gathered in a small classroom at Maryland Correctional Institution for Women. Excitement was high, and the energy was focused. After completing a six-month preparation intensive, 16 prisoners were about to begin an RYT200 yoga teacher training. Over the next 11 months, these women will join […]

An invitation to yoga teachers: help to save Veterans in 2016

The new year is a time to set our intention for the coming seasons — to identify and commit to practices that help us make a greater impact in engaging with our life’s purpose and serving others. What’s your goal for the coming year? As a member of our yoga service community, perhaps your vision is to add valuable skills and knowledge to your teaching toolkit in 2016, or […]

Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans 100-Hour Certification in Newington, CT • Begins March 18, 2016

Mindful Yoga Therapy is an empirically informed, clinically tested program comprised of five practices: Pranayama (breathing), Asana (postures connected with breath), Yoga Nidra, Meditation, and Gratitude. Each practice is a tool Veterans can use to cope with Post Traumatic Stress, and together, they form a comprehensive system – a toolbox – that will carry Veterans […]

Phoenix Patriot Foundation Partnership Supports Yoga for Veterans

Give Back Yoga is honored to partner with the Phoenix Patriot Foundation, an organization that provides direct support to post-9/11 wounded and injured veterans enabling them to fully “Recover, Reintegrate and Remain Engaged” in service to their communities and country. Phoenix Patriot Foundation aids veterans by developing and implementing an individually-tailored program to ensure independence and lifelong […]