Deep breathing, gentle stretches, mindfulness — not necessarily the first things you might think about when it comes to war veterans. But this Veterans Day, we wanted to learn more about a practice called “trauma-informed yoga.” It’s a type of yoga developed specifically for people with PTSD and complex trauma, and it can help veterans cope with emotional, cognitive and physical injuries that are common in the veteran community.
The Thursday night yoga class at the Fort Collins Senior Center starts out pretty easy. Breathe in. Breathe out. You know the drill.But after that, it’s a…