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...
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"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."
They were freedom yogis, practicing to find liberation behind bars. Imagine how confronting and challenging -- and how meaningful and transformative -- it would be to show up to your yoga mat every day if you were in jail for life.
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