Olympia Trauma-Informed Yoga Training

Olympia Trauma-Informed Yoga Training

Join a growing force in your community creating positive change with trauma-sensitive yoga, movement, and meditation! Study with experts in the field, and cover topics such as social justice and yoga, trauma-informed instructional strategies, boundaries, and self...
Yoga Behind Bars’ history (for now)

Yoga Behind Bars’ history (for now)

First things first I have been asked a few times to write a “History of YBB” blog post and have been avoiding it. Why? Because the act of writing inevitably leads to a narrowing, a leaving out of people, events, and important nuances. There is so much to say and...
Reflections on teaching at WCCW

Reflections on teaching at WCCW

For 4 years now, I have had the pleasure and privilege to teach the Intro to Yoga class at WCCW. It’s a partnership between Yoga Behind Bars and Freedom Education Project Puget Sound (FEPPS). Participants get college credit for the class as they work towards their...
Teaching Yoga in Seattle’s Downtown Jail

Teaching Yoga in Seattle’s Downtown Jail

This is Seattle’s downtown jail. Every day, thousands of people drive by on Interstate 5. I know because I can see the cars whiz by from a high window in the room where a team of 6 YBB instructors offer yoga. The jail is our very first program site with classes...
Help us Build the Movement to Transform Prisons!

Help us Build the Movement to Transform Prisons!

We did it, YBB went viral! As you may know, NowThis Media launched an incredible video about YBB, our students, and our work. Because of our amazing community, over 9 million people have seen it. 🙂 Since then we’ve received hundreds of requests to share our...