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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.…

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Study: Mental Health Gains for Veterans Assisted By Nature

Press Release: Sierra Club, University of Michigan Study of Veterans finds link between outdoor activities and improved mental health Thursday, July 25, 2013 Contact: Rebecca Silver, 646-461-9831, Rebecca.Silver@Sierraclub.org SAN FRANCISCO – According to the results of a new study from the University of Michigan, commissioned by the Sierra Club, veterans participating in outdoor group recreation reported…

SFHW Yoga Warrior T-Shirt

Our friends at Semper Fidelis Health and Wellness have partnered up with Sivana to form a Community Partnership.  Thanks to this community partnership they now have a Warrior-inspired shirt. This an original designed Tee and a portion of the proceeds will go to support SFHW training and education programs.The Yoga Warrior logo represents the battle we all…

Did you say that? Really?

A few months ago, we shared “Shit Yogis Say,” a satirical run on every nonsensical thing ever uttered by a yogi and never challenged. Today we present this, aimed at civilians who want so much to please and find common ground with those who have served, they often miss the mark!

The Mountain As A Metaphor for Life’s Challenges

This weekend, I attended the premiere of the documentary, HIGH GROUND at the Boulder International Film Festival.  The documentary, produced by Don “The Lion King” Hahn, and directed by Michael Brown, follows the true story of 11 veterans and a Gold Star (and Blue Star) Mother as they climb Mt. Lobouche in Nepal. As they…