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Hands in a jail cell

Yoga Outreach has received funding from the Department of Justice Canada for a two year pilot project incorporating trauma-informed yoga in to drug treatment for justice invloved youth!

Our project will develop, pilot, and evaluate the efficacy of trauma-informed yoga (TIY) programming, in conjunction with other drug treatment programs for justice involved youth, in enhancing health outcomes, ability to self-regulate, and impulse control/relapse in the short term. Our project will also deliver and evaluate training to support staff at the partner agencies in using yoga based tools in their...

Burnaby Youth Custody Centre
For as little as $15 a month, less than a drop in yoga class, you can ensure that youth and adults in mental health facilities, prison or youth custody, alcohol and drug treatment centers, women and children who have experienced violence, or adults suffering from early onset dementia, have access to the powerful and healing practices of yoga and meditation, providing a method to reclaim their minds and bodies, to self regulate, and to connect with people in their community.