RESILIENCE & WELLNESS PROGRAM

Our mission is to bolster the connection between the public and Veterans through the National Veterans Memorial and Museum Resilience and Wellness Program. Our vision is to create an environment fostering a strong sense of camaraderie, belonging, and purpose bringing together our communities and those who served. Through the generosity of sponsoring organizations this holistic program positively impacts lives by allowing Veterans and their civilian counterparts to connect through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Yoga, Fitness Events, and additional activities endorsed and hosted by the NVMM.

UPCOMING CLASSES & SPECIAL EVENTS:

Nov 28
9:00 am NVMM Jiu Jitsu
Dec 2
6:30 am NVMM Jiu Jitsu
Dec 3
9:00 am NVMM Jiu Jitsu
Dec 4
9:00 am NVMM Jiu Jitsu
9:00 am NVMM Yoga Free
Dec 5
9:00 am NVMM Jiu Jitsu
Dec 9
6:30 am NVMM Jiu Jitsu
Dec 10
9:00 am NVMM Jiu Jitsu
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Programming

All classes are free, but registration is required. We believe in having a welcoming and safe learning environment for all levels of experience; beginners to advanced individuals are welcome.

M/W/F at 0630. Sa/Sun at 0900

NVMM Jiu Jitsu

Hands-on classes bring world-class instructors and experienced and proven leaders who teach the gentle art of jiu jitsu. The art of Jiu Jitsu helps build confidence, and provides real-world tools to conquer the challenges participants face each day.

Sun at 0900

NVMM Yoga

Relieve stress, build resilience and maintain optimal fitness with our free NVMM Yoga program. Each Sunday, certified instructor Jennifer Ballou will lead each class through basic poses to advanced movements to help you find your inner peace of body and mind.

MEMORIAL DAY 2023

Run, Walk, Ruck and Roll

Join supporters across the nation for the 4th annual National Veterans Memorial and Museum Run, Walk, Ruck and Roll to honor and remember those men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.

PAST SPECIAL EVENTS

November 19, 2022

Together we explored the powerful and transformative tool of gratitude followed by a restorative candlelight yoga practice designed to focus on balancing the nervous system.

November 12, 2022

As a part of our Veterans Day celebrations, we offered a free Jiu Jitsu Seminar at the Museum to honor the service of those in our armed forces with guest instructor Vitor Oliveira from the Ronin Training Center.

November 5, 2022

Leading up to our Veterans Day celebrations, PSKC CrossFit joined us for CrossFit Hero Workout, “CHAD,” which honors Navy SEAL Senior Chief Chad Wilkinson, who who took his life on October 29, 2018 due to the effects of numerous deployments, several TBIs, blast wave injuries and PTSD. Through a vigorous workout, we honor Chad’s life and legacy and raise awareness for suicide prevention.

August 7, 2022

Our community joined us for a mindful movement with U.S. Army Veteran Phil Sussman, co-founder of American Yogi. He lead a slow, mindful, vinyasa-style class for all levels and abilities focusing on intentional breathing and finding calm from within.

Photo of Jiu Jitsu gi's for Veterans Jiu Jitsu at the NVMM_Wellness Weekend

August 6, 2022

The Museum hosted a free Jiu Jitsu seminar with  Robin Geiseler, 6th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and instructor at GracieOhio Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Columbus, Ohio as a part of our Wellness Weekend events.

May 2022

Honor Them Together. The National Veterans Memorial and Museum’s third annual Virtual 1 Mile, 5K and 10K Run, Walk, Ruck and Roll is a family event to honor America’s lost heroes, all service men, and service women, who died defending our country’s safety and freedom. The event featured options to run, walk, ruck, or roll 1 mile or 5k in honor of a lost loved one in your own life or 10K (6.2 miles) to honor those lost from all 6 branches of service, from Friday, May 13th, 2022 through Memorial Day, Monday, May 30th, 2022.

May 28, 2022

Over Memorial Day weekend in 2022, Clintonville CrossFit joined us for CrossFit Hero Workout, “Loredo,” which honors Staff Sergeant Edwardo Loredo, U.S. Army, who was Killed in action while fighting in Afghanistan on June 24, 2010. Through two separate heats, we honor our nation’s fallen heroes.

January 2022

The Museum was honored to host the GallantFew Patriot Challenge National Kickoff at the Museum.

RESILIENCE & WELLNESS PROGRAMMING IS MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF:

WEDS-SUN 10 A.M. - 5 P.M.
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