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Responder Resilience, 27/04/2022

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Yoga for Responders: Powerful Tools for Stress Relief, Guests Steve Zagami USMC FDNY Retired and Wendy Boscia

In this episode, we speak with yoga instructors Wendy Boscia and Steve Zagami. Wendy comes from a family of responders, including her dad and brothers, and Steve is a retired U.S.M.C. Sgt., and FDNY Firefighter.

Wendy and Steve will explain the benefits of Yoga for First Responders, who are exposed to emotional and physical stressors and injuries. Yoga, meditation and breathwork offer benefits that can reduce these stressors and help maintain the resilience required to help others in their time of need. The practice of Yoga and Meditation can reduce stress, improve flexibility, muscle strength, respiration, energy and vitality.

We learn:

How would doing Yoga be relevant or helpful for a First Responder?

What would the immediate result of practicing Yoga be?

How does yoga help take an stressed overactive mind and calm it down?

What can responders expect if they practice yoga a couple of times, what could they look forward to if they practice yoga in their day to day experience?

Is there a difference between yoga and meditation?

Headlined Show, Responder Resilience April 27, 2022

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Yoga for Responders: Powerful Tools for Stress Relief

In this episode, we speak with yoga instructors Wendy Boscia and Steve Zagami. Wendy comes from a family of responders, including her dad and brothers, and Steve is a retired U.S.M.C. Sgt., and FDNY Firefighter.

Wendy and Steve will explain the benefits of Yoga for First Responders, who are exposed to emotional and physical stressors and injuries. Yoga, meditation and breathwork offer benefits that can reduce these stressors and help maintain the resilience required to help others in their time of need. The practice of Yoga and Meditation can reduce stress, improve flexibility, muscle strength, respiration, energy and vitality.

We learn:
How would doing Yoga be relevant or helpful for a First Responder?
What would the immediate result of practicing Yoga be?
How does yoga help take an stressed overactive mind and calm it down?
What can responders expect if they practice yoga a couple of times, what could they look forward to if they practice yoga in their day to day experience?
Is there a difference between yoga and meditation?

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Guest, Yoga Instructors Steve Zagami USMC FDNY Retired and Wendy Boscia

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Yoga Instructors Steve Zagami USMC FDNY Retired and Wendy Boscia
Guest Biography

Wendy Boscia comes from a family of first responders and completed her initial 200 hour training in “Power Yoga” and has been teaching for over 15 years. Wendy has gone on to receive extensive training and certifications in several styles of Yoga and Meditation, including Vinyasa and Restorative, as well as studying the subtle energies of Yoga and the anatomy of the body.

Stephen Zagami born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y. he served as a Sgt. US Marine Corps. And was a NYC Firefighter.
Graduated from Graduate Mercy College BS in Nursing, is a Graduate of Yoga College of India, a Certified Bikram Yoga Teacher, and a Certified Hot Pilates Teacher.
Steve is currently working with children and adolescents on the autism spectrum and is a Yoga Instructor at Bikram Yoga Danbury and Bikram Yoga Yorktown Heights.

Responder Resilience

Responder Resilience show is dedicated to improving the mental and physical well-being of police, fire, EMS, and dispatch personnel. Hosted by Lt. David Dachinger (Ret.), Dr. Stacy Raymond, Psy.D., and Bonnie C. Rumilly, LCSW/EMT-B, these broadcasts feature expert guests sharing vital information about wellness topics for first responders. For resilience strategies with compassion and humanity from the front lines of responder health and wellness, subscribe and watch it here. 

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