This workshop will introduce participants to mindfulness-based, trauma-informed methodology for teaching yoga in prisons and in rehabilitation and recovery centers. James will provide evidence-based support for these programs and speak about how to address common emotional/psychological issues of prisoners using yoga and mindfulness as therapeutic practices. The workshop will include a short asana practice proven effective in introducing yoga to prisoners and addressing their common psycho-physiological issues.
Online registration is open (click Buy Tickets button). In the event the workshop is canceled, participants will be notified by Wednesday, the week of the workshop. Registration fees are refunded only if the workshop is canceled; no refund for partial attendance or no-show.
Please call the Center for Religion and Spirituality at 310-338-2799 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Speaker
James Fox is the founder and director of the Prison Yoga Project, an organization dedicated to establishing yoga and meditation programs in prisons and rehabilitation centers worldwide. His book, Yoga: A Path for Healing and Recovery, has been requested and sent to over 10,000 prisoners. He is specially trained and experienced in the application of yoga for trauma related issues and addiction recovery.
Saturday, December 9 at 1:00pm to 6:00pm
University Hall, 3324
1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045