Empowering Graduation

This facilitator report illustrates a graduation ceremony of 24 men that culminated one Path of Freedom course: We opened with a metta meditation in which I asked them to imagine they were saying...

New Documentary Features Rebecca & Fleet Leading a Path of Freedom Class

Rebecca and Fleet were in Rhode Island leading a Path of Freedom class. The class will be featured in an upcoming documentary, “The Mindfulness Movement”. Please click here to see the...

Holding Your Seat

One of the key metaphors of our Path of Freedom training is to “hold your seat.” This teaching about maintaining calm and poise through life’s ups and downs, comes from Chogyam...

In the News . . .

According to the American Psychological Association, mindfulness can help us cope with climate change. Forbes highlights the meditation practices of “powerful women” and Business Insider talks...

Meditation and Mindfulness: Treatment for Incarcerated Women

Women worldwide continue to have higher rates of serious mental illness, depression, and PTSD when compared to their male counterparts (Tolin & Foa, 2006). Issues of poverty, socioeconomic...

School Of Public Health To Test Yoga-Based Program For Youth In Justice System

The School of Public Health at Georgia State University has received a grant of more than $700,000 to develop and test a mindfulness-based yoga program to provide young people in juvenile justice...

Award-Winning Author Doug Carnine’s Latest Book Proves That Mindfulness And Meditation Can Transform The Lives Of Prisoners

Carnine’s book relates the stories of four prisoners who achieve transcendence using mindfulness, meditation and the blessings of kindness.   Click here to read the article in Digital...

Day of Meditation, Prayer & Action for Jarvis Masters Jan 26

Words from Pema Chodron: I believe in Jarvis Master’ innocence. This is not simply because of my love for him, but my certainty is based on having heard much of the evidence. When I asked a...

You Can Even Have the Bottom Bunk

At the final session of a Path of Freedom course, facilitators often give out certificates and reflect with participants about the experience. The following report from a facilitator on the last...
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