Serving Long Island Veterans Through Yoga Therapy

Serving Long Island Veterans Through Yoga Therapy
Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans is taking root in Long Island, thanks to teacher Danielle Goldstein, founder and owner of Mindful Turtle Yoga & Wellness. Beginning in May, Mindful Turtle will offer a special class that veterans and their families can attend free of charge. Danielle is also partnering with Suffolk County United Veterans to ...

Today was a GREAT Day!

Today was a GREAT Day!
Today was indeed A GOOD DAY! Jennifer Wright Schneeman officially started teaching yoga in Veterans Court in Cincinnati. THANK YOU for all of your hard work Jennifer!            

Spring Has Sprung for Mindful Yoga Therapy

Spring Has Sprung for Mindful Yoga Therapy
HELLO SPRING!  For many of us it has been a long and cold winter.  Record-setting snowfall in many cities.  In fact, it snowed here (Baltimore) just last Sunday.  That is crazy! We had our first snowfall back in October.  That is six months of snow.  Six months of potentially staying indoors.  Six months of potentially ...

Music + Fundraiser = Scholarships

Music + Fundraiser = Scholarships
    We are very excited!  The Oracle Band and the Glen Burnie American Legion have linked up with Chris Eder, our Director of Communications, and local yoga instructor to raise funds for Mindful Yoga Therapy.  This is going to be both a fantastic night of entertainment…but perhaps more importantly…will generate enough funds to provide TWO ...

Warrior Compassion and Nidra

Warrior Compassion and Nidra
Our Director of Communications, Chris Eder has been keeping busy.  He has “Warrior” on his mind.  Warrior Compassion and Warrior Nidra.  First off…Warrior Compassion.  In Chris’ latest blog he talks about being compassionate even if you’re a warrior. WAIT A SECOND!  How can I be both a Warrior and a compassionate person?  How can I ...

Military families and Mindful Yoga Therapy

Military families and Mindful Yoga Therapy
My name is Sandra. I’ve been part of the Canadian Forces family for the past 26 years. I have a husband and two children. As any family in the military, we’ve gone through a lot of changes, emotional ups and downs, and worries. The first time I heard my husband was going on a mission ...

How Yoga Helps Veterans

How Yoga Helps Veterans
The Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans team will be at the Sedona Yoga Festival for a special 2-Day teacher training.  #SYF2014 has joined forces with the Give Back Yoga Foundation to help raise awareness of the work all of us are doing with Veterans. Our Director of Communications, Chris Eder wrote a blog on his thoughts ...

Compassion….It’s Free!

Compassion....It's Free!
Our Director of Communications…and Veteran, Chris Eder is on a what he calls a “Pursuit of Compassion!”  Here is his latest offering. I am a sucker for FREE!  My wife would tell you, I haven’t met a free t-shirt I didn’t like. I’m usually the first in line for free samples…food is my weakness.  On ...

Pursuit of Compassion

Pursuit of Compassion
Some New Year’s Eve thoughts from Chris Eder, Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans Director of Communications. Happy New Year’s Eve! I’d like to be the first to welcome you to 2014, albeit a few hours early. As 2013 draws to a close and 2014 is right on its tail…surely most of us are looking back ...

Finding Your Seat • The Journey of a Veteran and Yogi with PTSD

Finding Your Seat • The Journey of a Veteran and Yogi with PTSD
Chris Eder is a certified Vinyasa/Hatha Interdisciplinary Yoga Instructor. His yoga journey began in 1999 after he encountered the joys of a pinched sciatic nerve and a diagnosis of Adult ADD. A friend introduced him to yoga as an alternative to pain pills and other meds. When not teaching yoga, he is working on his ...