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"I Would Just Feel Really Relaxed and at Peace": Findings From a Pilot Prison Yoga Program in Australia

Bartels, Lorana; Oxman, Lisa; Hopkins, Anthony


International research provides support for yoga as a well-being intervention in prison. No systematic research has been undertaken in Australia to assess the effectiveness of prison yoga programs. In 2017, the authors, in partnership with Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Corrective Services and the Yoga Foundation, introduced a weekly pilot yoga program at the ACT prison. This article presents quantitative and qualitative findings from the program. Although the small sample size (n = 8) is...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Criminology
DOI: 10.1177/0306624X19854869


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