Category Archives: prison

Hey, Yoga Man! is travelling the world, Canada, UK, Europe, Lebanon, and Afghanistan

My book, “Hey, Yoga Man! : Yoga Practices for Everyday Life from a Prison Yoga Practice” was meant to help support the prison yoga practice by giving the participants information on the basics of meditation, mindfulness, yama and niyama, and other … Continue reading

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Prison Yoga Practice has employable people available to you!

My yoga students at the minimum security prison are generally nearing the end of their sentences and most work outside the facility during the day.  As discussed elsewhere on the blog, the dedicated yoga students have a much lower reincarceration … Continue reading

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Hey, Yoga Man! – great new yoga book – now available!

Hey, Yoga Man! is now published and available! Each Sunday we do asana practice for the first part of class. The second part includes topics from yoga philosophy, meditation, attention and awareness practice and other great things. This involves giving … Continue reading

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Guard towers and the Present Moment – at the Prison Yoga Practice

In the car, I have been listening to Eckhart Tolle.  He has been telling me that there is no more important relationship than our primordial relationship with the present moment, and that this relationship is with life itself.  As I arrive … Continue reading

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Hey, Yoga Man! – new book from the Prison Yoga Practice – coming any day!

Update: The book has reached the 3rd proof state, with a new cover courtesy of Justin Mitchener.  Waiting on the proof for approval and publishing. . . any day now! Each Sunday we do asana practice for the first part of class. … Continue reading

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Impermanence – at the Prison Yoga Practice

The book is on the way. In between yoga classes, work at the theater, web design work and the work on the book I have been packing up my house.  Twenty-five years worth of accumulation are going into boxes, into trash … Continue reading

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Hey Yoga Man! – new book from the Prison Yoga Practice

Each Sunday we do asana practice for the first part of class. The second part includes topics from yoga philosophy, meditation, attention and awareness practice and other great things. This involves giving out a lot of photocopies. I have gathered … Continue reading

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