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Annie Okerlin

Annie Okerlin, C-IAYT: Annie Okerlin has been a yoga teacher since 1999. The daughter of two World War II and Korean War veterans, Annie has a deep appreciation for the veterans of our country. Her passion for helping the wounded warriors of today’s wars led her to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, DC in 2006 where she has worked with the traumatically injured, including amputees, burn victims, those with orthopedic poly-trauma, traumatic brain injuries, spinal-cord injuries, as well as unseen injuries such as PTSD and moral injury. Annie founded Yogani in Tampa and was the owner of this successful yoga studio for over 18 years. She continues to share yoga and meditation with the military community of Tampa by teaching classes at the VA hospital, local studios, in retreat settings, and as part of Team Red White and Blue programs. As one of the nation’s leading experts on Adaptive Yoga, Annie teaches nationally and internationally with The Exalted Warrior Warrior Foundation, a non-profit organization she founded to support wounded warriors with the seen & unseen issues of traumatic injury. She is proud to be a Warriors at Ease faculty member, trainer and a Regional Program Coordinator for Train, Teach & Transform in Florida. Annie is a Human Performance expert for 02x presenting yoga, sleep, resiliency & iRest Yoga Nidra to tactical athletes & first responders nationwide. In addition to her extensive yoga training and experience, Annie is an iRest® Yoga Nidra instructor. Annie leads teacher trainings, workshops & retreats worldwide for everyone!