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Friday, February 7 • 8:00am - 6:30pm
Mindful Therapeutic Yoga Practices for Veterans Pre-Conference LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

This is a separate pre-conference ticket open to yoga teachers. Once you register and pay tuition for the pre-conference (separate from the SYF All Access Pass but including a complimentary one) you are guaranteed to attend all workshops and will be provided your schedule upon arrival Thursday morning. 

At SYF2014, in partnership with the Give Back Yoga Foundation, we are offering SYF Gives Back 2014 – Mindful Therapeutic Yoga Practices for Veterans, a 2-Day Pre-Conference intensive training for yoga teachers. We chose to partner with Give Back Yoga Foundation because of their total dedication to making yoga available to those who might not otherwise have the opportunity to experience the transformational benefits of this powerful practice. This training will provide participants with specific tools and practices developed through clinical experience working with veterans coping with post-traumatic stress and other psycho-emotional stress. While benefiting trauma patients safely and comfortably, the training can be helpful for yoga teachers working with anyone dealing with stress and other psychological difficulties.

The Give Back Yoga Foundation has assembled a faculty of leading experts for this training, including Beryl Bender Birch, James Fox, Suzanne Manafort, Gina Garcia, and Ann Richardson, all who have been working continuously for years with veterans in their recovery process from post-traumatic stress. Participants are offered complimentary access to the Sedona Yoga Festival through Saturday and Sunday, as well as post-conference offerings to help build networks and strategies for bringing back out into the world that which was realized at this inspiring and transformative event.

For more information please visit: SedonaYogaFestival.com/sedona-yoga-festival-gives-back/

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Rob Schware

Executive Director, The Give Back Yoga Foundation
Rob Schware, PhD, heads the Give Back Yoga Foundation and the Yoga Service Council, and writes for The Huffington Post Blog. Rob brought his two decades of management experience with the World Bank to help grow the yoga service movement as a second career. He wanted to combine his development and project management expertise in over 30 countries – including India, Indonesia, Turkey, Rwanda and... Read More →

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Kelly Boys

Kelly Boys is a certified hatha yoga and certified iRest® Yoga Nidra teacher. She is the former Director of Operations for the Integrative Restoration Institute, and currently works at the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute.  She has taught iRest Yoga Nidra to US veterans with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI), as well as to women in prisons, cancer survivors, and those with substance abuse addictions. She also participated in a yoga therapy program for active-duty... Read More →
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Chris Eder

CEO/Creative Director, MalaforVets
I'm passionate about taking care of our veterans. I believe that with the proper support, the correct action will occur. I'm a yogi, a world-traveler, and Vet.
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Pamela Stokes Eggleston

CEO, Yoga2Sleep, LLC
A certified yoga instructor and yoga therapist, Pamela has practiced yoga for 15 years and completed specialized training to include certifications in plant-based nutrition, stress management, prenatal yoga and yoga for trauma in veterans and the military: empirically- and evidenced-based... Read More →
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James Fox

Founder/Director, Prison Yoga Project
The Prison Yoga Project (PYP) is dedicated to establishing yoga and mindfulness programs in prisons and rehabilitation facilities, and providing training for yoga instructors interested in teaching trauma impacted populations including the imprisoned. In 2012 PYP launched a special... Read More →
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Gina Garcia

Founder, Yoga Across America
Gina Garcia works with wounded warriors, veterans and active service members across the country.  She also teaches yoga to cancer survivors, high school students, in food banks, and many other underserved areas. | | Gina is the founder of Yoga Across America, a 501c3 non profit... Read More →
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Jeff Masters

Thunder Mountain Wellness / The Shiva Shack
Jeff Masters LMT, E-RYT, NASM-CPT, MPCT, Msc. (Hon.), a visionary and teacher, has been researching the human energy field and consciousness for over 30 years. In that time he has studied with some of the most luminous minds in the fields of mind/body science including Marcel Vogel... Read More →
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Ann Stevens

Owner & Director, Studio Bamboo Institute of Yoga
Ann teaches a variety of classes emphasizing technique and alignment, intensives, and teacher trainings at the 200-hour and 500-hour levels opening the practice to Every Body. She feels privileged to provide classes in Adaptive Yoga to veterans returning from combat and to people... Read More →
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Rama Jyoti Vernon

Yoga Instructor, Rama Jyoti Vernon Yoga
Rama Jyoti Vernon, author of "Yoga: Myth and Sacred Geometry," her book that showcases for the first time, Rama’s in-depth instruction of asana, anchored in her knowledge of the Yoga Sutras and focused always on the breath. Rama is an acclaimed yoga instructor and peace mediator... Read More →

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Michael Kolasa

Kolasa Therapy, Kolasa Music
Michael is a Licensed Spiritual Psychotherapist as well as a certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor specializing in the treatment of Trauma, Grief and Loss, and Mood Disorders. Michael is also a published singer songwriter and recording Kirtan Artist whose latest CD entitled, All My... Read More →

Friday February 7, 2014 8:00am - 6:30pm
Sedona Creative Life Center 333 Schnebly Hill Rd, Sedona, AZ 86636

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