Former Marine Helps Fellow Veterans through Yoga



"In a fast-paced world, it’s important to take time to slow down.

That’s true for anyone, but maybe especially true for military veterans, some of whom are finding peace through yoga.

“The one thing we were never taught [in the military] is how to relax, ... Ferguson said the practice helps people calm anxiety and attain greater physical mobility and comfort. ... Ferguson said yoga is an effective way for veterans with disabilities and post-traumatic stress disorder to relax and heal. Two session attendees have told him yoga helped them stave off the 'critical point' where anxiety becomes overwhelming and thoughts turn to suicide, he said." - Winchester Star

Read about other veterans' experiences here