Prisoners yields positive results after Yoga classes

It’s a little over a year since Yoga classes were introduced in Prisons around the Western Cape and authorities are reporting positive results. The Freedom Project yoga classes were initiated to assist in the rehabilitation process of prisoners.

We speak to the Co-founders of the project, Leela Codron Brian Bergmann to tell us more about the project.

I’ve been doing this for five years and I’ve seen with my eyeballs, every single week the changes that are happening in these men and women that are practicing Yoga. It is having profound effects…

Leela Codron Brian Bergmann

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