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Yoga Studio Brings Mindfulness & Meditation to Women Behind Bars

Updated: May 26, 2020

Yoga is a practice that helps millions throughout the world through physical, spiritual and mental discipline and is now bringing mindfulness to an unlikely group of people, helping them transcend their barriers.

KTVB went inside the Pre-Release Center (PRC) at the South Idaho Correctional Institution (SICI) on Monday to see how a local yoga studio is bringing some release to those almost up for release.

Once a week for eight weeks, women living at the PRC and South Boise Women’s Correctional Center (SBWCC) have the option to take this class. Every single class in every cycle is full, and inmates say it’s the highlight of their week – and of their time behind bars.

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