Yoga for Veterans : PTSD, Trauma, Amputations, and Moral Injury

Yoga for Veterans : PTSD, Trauma, Amputations, and Moral Injury

Yoga is a practice that incorporates multiple components, multiple techniques that include not only the physical posture but also physical exercise, breathing techniques, deep relaxation techniques and very importantly the contemplative side which is meditation practice, practice of mindlfulness. The yoga panel is discussing yoga practice and programs that can help veterans through post traumatic stress disorder, dealing with traumatic brain injuries, learning to live with amputated limbs, healing from moral injury and more. 

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Talk Recorded on Feb. 23, 2017, 5 p.m.   EST 567 10

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  • Anonymous User Feb. 23, 2017, 6:05 p.m.  US/Eastern

    There are also a handful of schools around the country that take GI bill as well!

  • Anonymous User Feb. 23, 2017, 5:48 p.m.  US/Eastern

    Do you guys recommend any books, video, or audio on learning more? -In addittion to courses to take.

  • Anonymous User Feb. 22, 2017, 3:59 a.m.  US/Eastern

    I am a combat disabled veteran and have seen personally how yoga and irest has helped me and now I wanna give back. Do you know of any programs that offer help to veterans in getting their yoga instructor certifications?

  • Anonymous User Feb. 21, 2017, 3 a.m.  US/Eastern

    How different is iRest prescribed for PTSD patients from that prescribed to others?

  • Anonymous User Feb. 21, 2017, 2:56 a.m.  US/Eastern

    Do you believe all trauma is curable? Do you feel the human mind and consciousness has the potential to release trauma fully with yoga?

  • Anonymous User Feb. 21, 2017, 2:51 a.m.  US/Eastern

    Are there any yoga styles you suggest which may not be best for healing yoga from trauma?

  • Anonymous User Feb. 21, 2017, 2:50 a.m.  US/Eastern

    Do you consider meditation, visualization and positive self talk in the same category with yoga?

  • Anonymous User Feb. 20, 2017, 10:01 p.m.  US/Eastern

    What is the best way to gain access to Veterans who are in need so as to provide the proper assistance via yoga?

  • Anonymous User Feb. 20, 2017, 7:31 a.m.  US/Eastern

    Studies show that there are changes in the level of hormones like cortisone as an effect of yoga. Does this mean that yoga can replace a pill, say if someone was taking a daily pill to reduce stress.

  • Anonymous User Feb. 20, 2017, 12:25 a.m.  US/Eastern

    Are there any ongoing clinical trials exploring the effects of Yoga on PTSD or brain injuries ?

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    Priya Menon Feb. 23, 2017, 6:30 p.m.  US/Eastern

    Reply: Hi, pls check out this link: https://www.va.gov/HEALTH/NewsFeatures/2017/February/Can-Yoga-Ease-Your-PTSD-VA-Wants-to-Find-Out.asp