Yoga for warriors : basic training in strength, resilience & peace of mind : a system for veterans and military service men and women / Beryl Bender Birch.
- ISBN: 9781622033867 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1622033868 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [United States] : Sounds True : 2014.
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Here is a book for finding your way as a warrior and adapting to a peaceful life at home. The techniques of yoga and meditation have extensive scientific support for their effectiveness in relaxing the stress response, sharpening mental acuity, boosting immunity and recovery time, and promoting a general sense of health and psychological well-being. In Yoga for Warriors, acclaimed teacher Beryl Bender Birch presents a beginner-friendly approach that she originally developed while working with civilians and first-responders in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. War leaves more than physical scars. Military servicemen and women bear invisible wounds-including PTS (Post-Traumatic Stress), TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury), MST (Military Sexual Trauma), anxiety, and depression-all just as real and painful. If you or someone you know are just entering military service, preparing for deployment, or returning home, Yoga for Warriors offers the tools for one of the most challenging of transitions.
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