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Prison Yoga Weekend Workshop

With James Fox

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Share the power of Yoga with people impacted by trauma

The Prison Yoga Project, in collaboration with Delight Yoga, is offering a special workshop for yoga teachers and committed yoga practitioners interested in working with people who have been impacted by trauma.


James Fox, founder, and director of the Prison Yoga Project will lead the two-day event drawing on his experience of teaching Yoga and mindfulness practices to incarcerated youth and adults, including thirteen years at San Quentin Prison, and at other prisons and rehabilitation facilities.


This unique weekend workshop will include:

  • PYP’s evidence-based, trauma-informed methodology for working with prisoners including an in-depth orientation for teaching yoga in the unique socio-cultural environment of prison
  • A thorough investigation of the practical application of yoga for mental and behavioural health issues, including PTSD
  • Strategies for establishing yoga classes in detention centers, rehabilitation facilities, and military veterans programs
  • Instruction in specific Asana, Pranayama and Meditation practices that have been proven effective with prisoners


This training qualifies for 12 Continuing Education (CE) credits with Yoga Alliance for Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT). 


You can register for this workshop by clicking ‘Book’ and paying online with iDeal, Credit Card or PayPal. Full payment is required to ensure your place. Registration is confirmed when payment is complete.

Cancellation policy

Are you entitled to a refund of the registration fee in case of cancellation? Please read article 16 ‘Cancellation of Workshop Registration’ in our General Terms and Conditions to know exactly where you stand.

About James Fox

James Fox is the founder and director of the Prison Yoga Project, an organization dedicated to establishing yoga and mindfulness programs in prisons and rehabilitation centers worldwide. Since 2002, he has been teaching yoga and meditation to prisoners at San Quentin Prison as well as other California State prisons.

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