Yoga Helps Inmates Deal with Anger, Stress in Prison

Just a few weeks ago we wrote about how a meditation program was reducing violence in an Alabama prison, and now there's news of yoga helping inmates as well. But the news isn't 100% good as this same prison mentioned in the story is in danger of losing the yoga program because of budget cuts.

You might be thinking 'So what if a prison loses their yoga program.' Well, if that's the case and this whole prison yoga concept is new to you, I highly suggest reading James Fox's post over at prAna about why he started the Prison Yoga Project. Some of these testimonials are pretty powerful:

It makes you wonder if these inmates had yoga before they went to jail they may have never ended up there. What do you think?

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