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Yoga: How We Serve Incarcerated Veterans

Rob Schware | Posted 07.06.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Sabrina Seronello, who was on active duty in the Air Force from March 2000-March 2006. She was a medic working in the emerge...

Yoga: How We Say Yes and Serve in Correctional Facilities

Rob Schware | Posted 10.05.2013 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Heather Ruggero, whose yoga service work began in March 2010 teaching weekly classes to staff and clients at SafePlace, a sh...

The 12 Weirdest Places To Try Yoga

Posted 01.10.2013 | Healthy Living

Even the most advanced yogi can fall into the rut of a boring routine. Since yoga is such a flexible sport -- you can even do it from home in your pjs...

Yoga: How We Serve Women in Maximum Security Prisons

Rob Schware | Posted 12.23.2012 | Impact
Rob Schware

"The inmates keep me motivated. Their eagerness and desire to learn is second to none. Some of the women are serving life sentences. They tell me that yoga helps them cope on many different levels."

Why Yoga for Women Prisoners?

Rob Schware | Posted 11.24.2012 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Kath Meadows, who started practicing yoga in 2000 to take the edge off life as a full-time homeschooling mother. It gave her a place to be that supported, nurtured, strengthened, and challenged her.

Yoga: How We Serve Women in Prison

Rob Schware | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Elizabeth Johnstone, who in 2007 started teaching yoga and meditation at York Correctional Institution in Niantic, Conn. In 2008, she founded the non-profit organization Recovery Yoga to help expand yoga and meditation instruction in correctional facilities.