Detroit VA MEdical Center
Weekly yoga program for Veterans with PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Military Sexual Trauma. Veterans from the Vietnam era through present day returning veterans participate. This yoga program is designed to offer tools to manage the symptoms of PTSD. The breathing practices, mindful movement, guided meditation, yoga nidra (guided rest) and gratitude are a support system that help empower the vets to self-regulate. Time and time again the vets report how the breathing practices save them from reactivity and empower them to find calm in their storms.