Sierra Leone's Army Heals Trauma with Yoga

In Sierra Leone, a yoga-program, led by the army, is helping soldiers overcome decades of trauma caused by the civil war of the 1990's and the 2014 Ebola epidemic.

Sergeant Felixson Musa first shared the physical and mental benefits of yoga to his superiors in 2014. The yoga instructor disclosed that introducing this idea in the military was not easy.

Corporal Michael Kargbo was abducted as a child rebel at the age of 12.

"I come from the Kailahun District, where the rebels were based. We h…

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