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familymwr Photo by Charles Stadtlander, USAG Schweinfurt, authorized public release, not for commercial use, attribution requested). yoga class builds strength, eases stress for Soldiers in transition October 5, 2010By Charles Stadtlander (USAG Schweinfurt) Schweinfurt, Germany – music, scented candles and deep breathing exercises may not be characteristic of the standard Army PT, but the soldiers of 1st Platoon, Charlie Company, Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe know their yoga class on Wednesday morning Fitness center Kessler is anything but pure relaxation. “We were looking for something that could provide a full body workout, but without the speed,” said Sgt. Stephen Gagne, a part of the USAG Schweinfurt WTU for effective and led to the idea of ​​class a week. “It was something new, it is low impact that benefits.” Erika Liem Palidar a certified Hatha Vinyasa yoga instructor and gives his time to lead the class every Wednesday at 6:45 am It personalizes teaching to meet some of the soldiers ZTE specific physical needs, modifying each yoga pose or use props such as straps or foam blocks to hold back injuries, muscle damage or missing limbs . “I try to get everyone in the class to participate in every step of the way,” said Palidar, who also teaches yoga at Kessler fitness center on Tuesday morning and Schweinfurt Elementary School as a stress reliever for teachers. It has many soldiers among the participants in the class on Tuesday, and though she admits most men needed coaxing their wives to set foot in the yoga studio at first, they quickly became converts eager to class, and now attend each semaine.Ses one-hour classes for WTU engage core muscle groups and build the upper body and leg strength through a series of poses supported. While not being the most intense variety of yoga, she teaches exercises Palidar produce no shortage of sweat and groans echoing in the room during the last seconds of his orders to occupy positions of boards and abdominal flexes prove muscle training requirements that yoga can often exceed gymnastics traditionnels.Bien the center of each class is painful Palidar Greenhouse workout with mind-soothing relaxation. To begin with, soldiers breathe rhythmically with legs crossed and eyes closed. To relax, Palidar ordered the soldiers to lie down and cover their eyes with a towel and then gradually release the tension of the whole body moving their fingers in their head for several minutes.Cette combination of exercise and tonic calming meditation can be particularly beneficial, especially for soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress or traumatic brain léger.La trend begins to make its way. Despite initial skepticism by potential students, yoga classes are becoming staples of training and treatment in Fort Bragg, Fort Jackson, Fort Meade and other positions in the United States Army Unis.La discipline and peace offers yoga can help treat PTSD both as a remedy and preventive measure. According to Lisa Mascall, a physiotherapist working with the WTU in Schweinfurt, yoga helps reduce tension and Soldiers learn to manage stress. This flexibility can help avoid the shock that often leads to post-traumatic stress. “He adds” spirit “aspect of overall fitness and well-being,” said Mascall. She added that once week, some members of the unit, and other soldiers, attend a meditation group at the health clinic, which aims to reduce pain and improve sleep, without the use of médicaments.Le commander of Schweinfurt WTU, Capt. Anthony Benedosso, staff credits Sgt. Gagne organization of class per week. “It is a testament to the innovative capacity of our staff,” said Benedosso. “With ZTE Soldiers there is no cookie-cutter answer. ” Control unit and physiotherapy staff enthusiastically endorsed the idea of ​​yoga training, said Benedosso.Spinning, CrossFit adapted sports and other activities are among the processing unit weekly training. The objective of the wide range of fitness exercises is to benefit soldiers and recovery without aggravating their injuries. The reduction of tension formation and the burden of recovery is integrated into the framework WTU mentality, according to Sgt. 1st Class Isom, the platoon sergeant. “There is no stress put on our soldiers to move past comfort,” said Isom. But the disciples hungry recently discovered yoga in the Warrior Transition Unit seem quite willing to move independently past and comfort back every Wednesday as they attempt to achieve harmony of body and mind so essential to the reprise.Branchez you: / FamilyMWR / FamilyMWR www. / FamilyMWR

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