U.S. Department of Justice

Prison Yoga Project

Publication year: 2012

Library ID

  • 026682

Other Information

  • 2012
Thumbnail preview Information from the Prison Yoga Project regarding the effective use of yoga in correctional settings can be found here. 'The goal of the Prison Yoga Project is to expand the practice of Hatha Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation to prisons and rehabilitation facilities, and to provide training for Yoga instructors interested in teaching to at-risk populations in prisons, residential rehabilitation facilities, and community programs.' Points of entry to this website are: mission; some types of yoga'origin, hatha yoga, karma yoga, and Taoist yoga; testimonials'letters from prisoners; press; and training for yoga teachers interested in working with at-risk populations including the incarcerated.