Today Dan Nevins will share his story of service on and off of the battlefield, as well as the lessons he has learned in a decade post injury as a bilateral below the knee amputee. His story of how yoga rescued him from darkness continues to be his source of inspiration to lead fellow wounded warriors around the country to their yoga mats. Dan’s story is inspiring leaders, professionals, yogis and teachers across the country to step into their power, and to be the change they wish to see in the world.
Dan Nevins is a professional speaker who has been inspiring audiences around the world with his message of perseverance, resiliency and hope for more than a decade. A highly decorated soldier, Dan was severely injured during combat in Iraq in 2004 after an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated beneath his vehicle. He lost both legs below the knee, and lives with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the emotional wounds of war. Dan discovered the life-changing power of yoga, which has enabled him to heal from the invisible wounds of war in a way that nothing else could.