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Friday, July 20 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Inspirational Talk: Yoga Stories of Healing & Transformation

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Most all of us recognize yoga to be more than just movement and to be a powerful tool for healing and transformation, both for ourselves and for others.  Join this powerful panel as they share stories from the field of how yoga has worked to heal and transform PTSD & wounded warriors, trauma victims, addicts, children and many more.  This discussion will surely be a reminder of why we practice the art of yoga.

Panelists: 
  • Give Back Yoga Foundation Founder - Beryl Bender Birch
  • Recovery 2.0 Founder - Tommy Rosen
  • KarmaNica Founder - Peter Sterios
  • Connected Warriors Representative - Kathy Rogers
  • Wisdom Warrior, Teacher & Author - Desiree Rumbaugh 
  • Presenter - Jeanie Manchester

Moderators
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Karl Straub

Jivamukti, Karl Straub Yoga
Karl Straub practiced meditation, singing, and swimming from an early age, and graduated from Duke University. He worked as a dolphin communication researcher, science teacher, and IT director. He established one of the world`s first web-hosting companies in 1993, and made a life-changing... Read More →

Presenters
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Beryl Bender

Founder/Director, The Hard & The Soft Yoga Institute
Beryl Bender, an environmental and animal activist since the early 70’s, has been an avid student of classical yoga, meditation, and Buddhism for almost 50 years.  She graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in English and philosophy and in the 60’s was a supporter of... Read More →
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Jeanie Manchester

Owner, Jeanie Manchester Yoga
Jeanie Manchester is the founder of Anjaneya Yoga Shala in Boulder, CO. She is an (E-RYT500 Instructor and Anusara certified). She is the creator of the Shakti Rise Immersion dedicated to “Women on the Rise” and planetary upliftment. She draws on 30 years of dedicated practice... Read More →
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Tommy Rosen

Founder, Recovery 2.0
Tommy Rosen is a yoga teacher and addiction recovery expert who has spent the last two decades immersed in yoga, recovery and wellness. He holds advanced certifications in both Hatha and Kundalini Yoga and has 23 years of recovery from acute drug addiction. Tommy is one of the pioneers... Read More →
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Desiree Rumbaugh

Founder, Yoga by Desiree
Desiree Rumbaugh’s classes offer the perfect blend of perspiration and inspiration, weaving knowledge from her Iyengar and Anusara alignment based yoga training, her studies with Functional Manual Physical Therapists, and her latest addition: weight training. She is connected to... Read More →
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Kathy Rogers

Active Duty Coordinator/Sr Regional Coordinator, Trainer, Connected Warriors, Inc
Kathy O. Rogers, Field Program Director and yoga teacher for Connected Warriors, has been teaching and coordinating free trauma-conscious yoga for Servicemembers, Veterans, and their Families worldwide since 2011. She is a retired US Army Officer, wife of a retired US Army helicopter... Read More →


Friday July 20, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm MDT
Community Tent 721 W Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435