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Brisbane military veterans turn to yoga to ease post traumatic stress disorder

Brisbane military veterans turn to yoga to ease post traumatic stress disorder
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-19/military-veterans-turn-to-yoga-class-brisbane-run-to-ease-ptsd/7466410

Mr Stevenson began practising yoga as a coping mechanism and became a qualified instructor in November last year.

He introduced free classes for both veterans and emergency service workers to help bring peace to his peers.

“I still have PTSD, I have nightmares that keep me awake for two or three nights in a row,” he said.

“It doesn’t change the fact that I have PTSD — it just helps me to cope with my symptoms and my family know the symptoms now.”