Brianne Murphy teaches trauma sensitive yoga and mindfulness to staff and inmates in state prisons. Through a simple demonstration, she talks about the practice of yoga’s ability to offer courage, compassion and confidence; helping inmates heal and rediscover the life and freedom within.
Transformation Yoga Project facilitates yoga programs at prisons and community youth detention centers across the Delaware Valley. The objective is to provide access to safe, supportive yoga programs that teach mindfulness and practical solutions for dealing with impulse control, substance abuse, anger and aggression. Benefits include reduced stress and better self- control.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx