YOGA

 

Lesvos Yoga Project is a non profit project aiming to bring yoga and well being to refugees living in different camps in Lesvos.

Through developing physical, emotional & mental balance yoga has proven to be effective in helping with post-traumatic stress disorder. Alternatively, refugees have to wait for months to seek psychological help (with 400 persons in line) while yoga gives instant relief by;

  • brightening up their daily life and distracting from negative thoughts

  • developing their self knowledge, positive thinking, mindfulness and self awareness

  • easing stress and helping them find a home within themselves

  • building a community by getting together people from differents origins and religions, with locals and people from around the globe

  • creating a sense of belonging

 
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