Our 2016 Student Evaluations Report is Up Online!

Our 2016 Student Evaluations Report is Up Online!

Our MSW intern Elizabeth just finished our 2016 Report of student evaluations. Check it out here, and let us know what you think in the comments! ‘In the last four years, I have made tremendous changes in my walk in life because I am more balanced mentally,...
Meet our 2nd cohort of graduates behind bars

Meet our 2nd cohort of graduates behind bars

Congratulations to our five newest yoga teachers at the Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW): (from left to right) Candice, Elisa, Michelle, Marriam, and Alyssa! We are SO proud of these amazing women and so excited to see where the seat of the teacher will...
BIG Inspiration from students like Marriam

BIG Inspiration from students like Marriam

“I’m free on the inside. Now I want to be an instrument to share this with others.” GiveBIG to support Marriam and students like her! Schedule your GiveBIG gift now and help us reach our $5K goal! Did you know that Marriam is one of 5 women who just...
April Update from our Program Director, Jess

April Update from our Program Director, Jess

How do I even begin to describe last week’s events? I am teeming all at once with heartache, gratitude, and hope. On Tuesday, I attended the graduation for 5 women who just completed our teacher training behind bars, on Wednesday I taught the first Yoga Behind...
YBB’s Quarterly Reading List: March 2017

YBB’s Quarterly Reading List: March 2017

Here’s what we’re reading (and listening to) this month in the office! How Trauma Lodges in the Body, an interview with Bessel van der Kolk, from On Being with Krista Tippett The Need for a Trauma-Informed Approach to Female Incarceration by Vivian Nixon...