Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners

 
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 7 months ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners has received 1 donation
    • 9 months ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners has received 1 donation
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners has received 14 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners posted a progress report
    Bring Yoga and Mindfulness to Every Prison in US!
    By - Rob Schware - Executive Director
    Here are letters we receive from prisoners requesting Yoga: A Path for Healing and Recovery: To whom it may concern, Greetings! My name is ________. I am an inmate here at Marion Correctional Institution. I am also the vice-chairman for the MCI Options Group. Several months ago I founded the Asian Options Club. It is a...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners posted a progress report
    Reaching 10,000 Veterans Through Yoga
    By - Rob Schware - Executive Director
      The Human Kindness Foundation's Spring 2013 Newsletter came out. It is basically a tribute  to the life of Bo Lozoff. The last page has a notice for the book Yoga, A Path For Healing and Recovery. Author James Fox went to the post office to pick up his mail and had over 1,000 requests for these books...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners posted a progress report
    Breaking Free of Negative Behavioral Patters
    By - Rob Schware - Executive Director
    A Path for Healing & Recovery provides practices that have been proven effective in helping prisoners to gain insight into unconscious patterns of thinking and compulsive behavior. They have also greatly helped in improving their overall quality of life – mentally, emotionally and physically. Although this program...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners has received 4 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners posted a progress report
    Bring the Transformational Value of Yoga to Prison
    By - Rob Schware - Executive Director
    Since early 2010, Prison Yoga Project's illustrated manual for prisoners, Yoga A Path for Healing and Recovery, has been sent at no cost to more than 6,500 prisoners. It costs on average $5 to print and send a book. We could easily increase demand for 3,000-4,000 books in the next year alone. Send a prisoner a book, buy one...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners posted a progress report
    Teaching Yoga to Prisoners Spreads!
    By - Rob Schware - Executive Director
    From James Fox: A colleague and I are introducing mindfulness programs to several state prisons near the [San Francisco] Bay Area. I want to train yoga teachers and establish PYP chapters in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles to connect with prisons and different drug rehab and re-entry programs. I want...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners posted a progress report
    Prison Yoga Spreads!
    By - Prisoner, Mule Creek Prison, CA - Prisoner
    Why Yoga in Prison? "The truth is we are not getting the rehabilitation we need to make it in the free world. Some of us see that we need to take our rehabilitation into our own hands if we're going to make it." Prisoner, Mule Creek Prison, California. There is growing evidence to support the teaching of spiritual...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners has received 4 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners posted a progress report
    Yoga as alternative to expensive prison sentences
    By - Robert Schware - Program Manger
    The Prison Yoga Project and the Give Back Yoga Foundation have now reached over 5,000 prisoners with James Fox's Yoga: A Path for Healing and Recovery, and started teacher trainings for those wanting to serve the incarcerated in Washington, DC, Austin, TX (with Community Yoga Austin), and NYC.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners posted a progress report
    Yoga delivers benefits to prisoners
    By - JB - Inmate, Loweel Correctional Institution, Ocala, FL
    I am a 57 year old woman with a life sentence w/o parole in my 17thyear of incarceration. I have had an active yoga practice since theearly 1970’s. I want to thank you for your dedication in bringing yogato prisoners. I have a copy of your book and frankly, for its size, itpacks an enormous amount of accurate...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners has received 5 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners posted a progress report
    Prison project update
    By - Robert Schware - Prisoners
    Selected Quotes from Prisoners Requesting Books "I am very interested in doing yoga. I know that it’s meant for me to start since I just got your offer. Could you please RUSH me my own copy so I can get started right away on my path for healing and recovery. Thank you so much for this great offer for all incarcerated...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners posted a progress report
    Prisoners seeking out yoga
    By - Prisoner, Pendleton Correctional Facility, Indiana - Project Leader
    March 13, 2010 I am a prisoner incarcerated in the Indiana Dept. of Corrections. I recently received your book, “Yoga A Path For Healing And Recovery,” and felt it necessary to send you a quick note. I have been incarcerated for 17 plus years. During that time I have sought various forms of yoga practice and...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Deliver Yoga to 10,000 Prisoners has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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Rob Schware

Takoma Park, MD United States

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