firstrespondersnewpicGive Back Yoga ( is honored to be launching a new program that empowers public servants with powerful mindfulness practices for cultivating resilience to stress and peak performance on the job: Yoga for First Responders.

The first offering of Yoga for First Responders is the Trauma-Sensitive Yoga and Resiliency Training to Benefit First Responders and Emergency Personnel (, hosted through the Sedona Yoga Festival in Sedona, AZ on February 4-6, 2015. Get more info.

Join program director, Olivia Kvitne, and an expert faculty that includes Felicia Tomasko, Bhava Ram, Dr. Robert Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department and more for a yoga training that is the first of its kind.

This groundbreaking training is open to yoga teachers, psychologists, medical professionals, counselors, first responders and anyone who works with this population.

Certified yoga instructors who complete this training can receive 14 CEUs through Yoga Alliance, while nurses and counselors can receive 22 CEUs.

Use special promo code for LA Yoga readers: GBYF and receive 10% off the training. Sign up now.