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Prison Freedom Project receives a boost!

Yoga is like my food, I have to do it everyday and I’m used to it and nothing is gonna change that. I’m healthy and strong, physically and mentally. It helps me to get focused especially in listening, because listening and understanding are the best things in the world. To do something you have to […]

Why do we teach criminals?

I often express rather enthusiastically my joy and love of going into Pollsmoor Prison in Cape Town, South Africa and teaching yoga to the inmates. I’m surprised sometimes by the mixed response I get, and often I’m not met with the ‘wow amazing!’ response I’m expecting. It seems and I understand fully well (especially if […]

A free man behind bars

A recent letter from one of the prisoners who has just completed Module 1 of our Prison Freedom Project Correspondence Course. Inspiring seems like such a small word…as always, we are humbled to share these thoughts and reflections. If my memory serves me correctly, I started doing yoga (and meditation) on a regular basis as […]