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Refugees in Greece Are Teaching Each Other Martial Arts to Blow Off Steam

Vice 03 Jun 2021
The sessions led by Norusi are organised by Yoga and Sports with Refugees, an NGO based in Lesbos that promotes physical activity as a way to help refugees and migrants cope with the stresses of life and their asylum process ... From there, he made his way to Lesbos, where he lived in the Moria refugee camp for a year-and-a-half.

How one film about the refugee crisis spurred two local women to volunteer in Lesbos

The Recorder 07 Sep 2019
In the Newark airport, on her way to Greece for a yoga retreat her husband was running, Jane Cross read The New York Times and started to cry ...It’s about the 4.1 miles between Turkey and Lesbos, and about rescuing people at sea. I was like, ‘Why am I going to Greece to go to a damn yoga retreat? I’m a doctor — I should be going and working.’”.

'They're very normal kids with very traumatic stories'

RTE 13 Mar 2019
A handmade sign occupies prime position on the reception desk at the Gekko Kids school in Lesbos... He was watching TV at home in Co Waterford in February 2016 when he saw distressing images of boats carrying migrants arriving on the island of Lesbos. .

Life on Lesbos: residents tell us what it's really like

The Guardian 16 Apr 2016
You could be forgiven for not knowing more about Lesbos ... Before meeting Victor, Angela’s first encounter with Lesbos and its beauty was 38 years ago with a group of students on a yoga course where she spent each morning practising until the sun grew too hot ... “It is difficult to fight the image the media are spreading about Lesbos,” she said.

The idealists of Lesbos: volunteers at the heart of the refugee crisis

The Guardian 15 Apr 2016
An air of expectancy hangs over Lesbos before Pope Francis’s visit ... Few places conjure crisis as much as Lesbos ... Before that, the 38-year-old had never heard of Lesbos ... When Steffi De Pous, who is also Dutch, arrived on Lesbos she was, by her own admission, a yoga-teaching former model “trying to do my bit” for peace, love and harmony.

Greece's best luxury hotels and villas

The Daily Telegraph 14 May 2012
By Robin Gauldie. 11.03AM BST 14 May 2012. Comments ... Related Articles. Greece ... Lesbos ... The next best thing is Villa Faros (001 647 477 5581,; from around £23,300 per week, sleeps 16), on a private peninsula near Sigri, on the big, calm island of Lesbos ... It offers the kind of yoga and spa treatments found in five-star hotels.

Gal pals ... runners & er, riders

The Sun 13 Mar 2003
GERI’s shocking confession has left us all asking just WHO did she experiment with? ... 020 7782 4350. MEL B ... LESBO RATING. 2,000/1. MEL C. Picture ... But I reckon butch Mel is not Geri’s type – footie, fags and lager wouldn’t appeal to Ms Yoga ... LESBO RATING ... LESBO RATING ... LESBO RATING ... .

How love's labours are lost

The Times 29 Mar 2001
A new book suggests taking time out in a marriage to keep it strong. But this leads only to divorce There are many weasel words in a marriage. One is “space”, as in ... Followed by. So he/she is going on a drama course in Lesbos for three months, joining a yoga clinic in St Lucia or taking a course in holistic medicine in Phuket ... .
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