Time: 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM; Room#006D
Warrior Yoga for Health, Wellness & Resilience welcomes each participant connect with their breath, explore gratitude and simple meditation, and mindfully flow through a practice of breath-led movement. The movement is centered on each participant’s individual abilities and intentions including pain management, increasing strength, and/or improving flexibility and balance. The desired outcomes include improvements in breathing, vitality/energy, mood, strength, flexibility, balance, mindful focus and pain management….your health, wellness, and resilience!
About Ken Peifer
Yoga Instructor – E-RYT200, YACEP
Ken’s passions are practicing and teaching Yoga, and teaching Health, Wellness and Resilience techniques to
veterans and their families. He currently teaches private classes and group classes at Golds Gym’s throughout
San Antonio, at Loma De Vida Spa & Wellness at La Cantera Resort, at Kelly Fitness Center – Joint Base San
Antonio, and for the Lone Survivor Foundation which hosts healing retreats for wounded veterans, their
families, and care providers.
Ken serves as the Health, Wellness and Resilience Program Coordinator for the Lone Survivor Foundation. He
also teaches classes and workshops through several other veterans’ organizations including Veterans Yoga
Project and Wounded Warrior Project. In addition to teaching, he assists organizations and businesses with
yoga program design and development. He is a member of the Yoga Alliance, Himalayan Institute, and Yoga
With over 1000 teaching hours to his credit, Ken is an Experienced – Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT)
through the Yoga Alliance and also a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP). He also holds
a Primary Group Fitness Instructor certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and
Athletics and Fitness Association of America.
Ken retired in 2013 from the United States Air Force where he served assignments on the Joint Staff, in Space
Operations, and in Cyber Operations. Ken also served twice as a Squadron Commander supporting combat
operations in Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.