Entries by Jeneane Dunlap

New Mindful Yoga Therapy study shows significant results for veterans with PTSD

Originally published on the Mindful Yoga Therapy blog Veterans With PTSD Benefit From Mindful Yoga Therapy Veterans benefit from yoga – Veterans struggling with the growing problem of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have new hope in helping to alleviate their symptoms with Mindful Yoga Therapy (MYT), according to research that finds the specific yoga practices […]

Introducing: the Warrior Yoga Video Series

Originally published on the Gaiam blog This yoga practice is tailored for military personnel or any yoga practitioner looking to build strength, flexibility, resilience and mindfulness into their daily life. Featuring military Special Forces Service Members led by Liz Corwin, a 13-year military Officer and former Navy F-18 pilot, this sequence was produced by Gaiam […]

Partners in Service: Sharing Yoga With the World

As a nonprofit partner, Give Back Yoga is honored to help Gaiam carry out its corporate mission of making yoga accessible to everyone. This video shows how a service-driven partnership is helping tens of thousands of people get on the mat for the first time – from veterans and service members, to first responders and elementary […]

Cody Founder Paul Javid: Building a Yoga Community Online

This is an interview with Paul Javid, former Microsoft product manager and co-founder of the fitness app Cody. Here Javid speaks on mindfulness, connection and the role of digital platforms to build yoga and fitness communities online. What originally motivated you to do this work and what continues to motivate you? Human capacity is limitless, and as long as […]

Does Meditation Among Veterans Really Work?

By Pamela Stokes Eggleston, Meditation Teacher for the Veterans Collection on Meditationstudioapp.com Meditation has significant, transformative healing benefits. The practice can help the practitioner fully connect to body, mind and spirit. But how is meditation accepted within the military and veteran communities? Studies show that meditation helps veterans find peace through decreasing sympathetic activity (fight-flight-freeze) […]