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WarRetreat’s “Great Big Book of Everything” Giving Edition

Are you looking for a fantastic way to thank a Veteran, but don’t really know how?  Many people stop at saying they “Thanked a Vet.”  However, here at WarRetreat…we work with and have relationships with several non-profit organizations that support veterans with anything from yoga and meditation to adaptive sports…and just about everything in between.…

Dear Yogis: We Own This War

“The world belongs to humanity. America belongs to the American people, not the Republican or the Democratic party.” -The Dalai Lama talking to Piers Morgan This is a true story. The names have been omitted to protect the truly loving and caring.  A group of well-heeled yogis, who have every earthly possession to make their…

Want to offer yoga to veterans? Advice from a Marine.

“My advice for anyone wanting to offer a yoga class to veterans without any military experience: Be Yourself. The military community can seem kind very tough, it’s in our nature. Be yourself, respect the service men and women, learn about the culture, learn about the things we do. Most important be genuine, be in tuned…

Challenging the Exclusivity of Yoga

The truth is, for “yoga progressives,” what would give us the bigger kick is the elusive crossover opportunity. Yoga and iRest instructor, and Marine wife Cheryl LeClair of North Carolina’s Second Wind Eco Tours shared an interesting article that appears on  The Society Pages, Sociological Images Blog. Contributing writer Christie Barcelos takes a critical look…