Yoga Helping Inmates Transcend Jail Cells

Updated: May 26, 2020

An ancient spiritual practice is helping rehabilitate men and women at the Santa Barbara County Jail.

Prison Yoga Santa Barbara (PYSB) invites inmates to practice yoga, meditation and mindfulness during incarceration at no cost to taxpayers.

Ginny Kuhn is the force behind the non-profit staffed by volunteers. The program is modeled after The Prison Yoga Project which was started yogi James Fox at California’s San Quentin State Prison 15 years ago.

Kuhn’s motto for PYSB is ‘Working Freedom from the Inside’.

Click here to continue reading this article by Alys Martinez for ABC News Channel 3.

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