Practicing yoga can be as simple as releasing tension after being in a squad car most of the day or wearing a duty belt. The movements and stretches allow for your muscles and fascia to be renewed and for energy and tightness to be released. It can calm your nervous system and quiet your mind after a day in the field, or rejuvenate and invigorate your body and mind before going to serve your community. 

For a detailed Q & A with Bessel van der Kolk, author of The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, on how yoga can heal traumatic wounds,  visit: