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'When we were doing yoga, they forgot their differences'

Catherine Njeri discovered yoga at a time of crisis in Kenya, when a disputed presidential election threw the country in turmoil. She found yoga fostered rare moments of calm in camps for displaced survivors. Now years on, she helps others learn to teach it through the Africa Yoga Project.

Business

Her resort is a refuge from more than just stress

Casa Nemo Beach Resort and Spa sits on the island of Pulau Weh in Aceh, Indonesia. While the rest of Aceh has its own version of Sharia law, restricting the behavior of women and gay men, things are a little freer at Casa Nemo. The resort's owner says she wants it to be a refuge, but she's not sure how long it will be able to survive as one.

Business

Her resort is a refuge from more than just stress

Casa Nemo Beach Resort and Spa sits on the island of Pulau Weh in Aceh, Indonesia. While the rest of Aceh has its own version of Sharia law, restricting the behavior of women and gay men, things are a little freer at Casa Nemo. The resort's owner says she wants it to be a refuge, but she's not sure how long it will be able to survive as one.

Culture

'When we were doing yoga, they forgot their differences'

Catherine Njeri discovered yoga at a time of crisis in Kenya, when a disputed presidential election threw the country in turmoil. She found yoga fostered rare moments of calm in camps for displaced survivors. Now years on, she helps others learn to teach it through the Africa Yoga Project.