Yoga and meditation education for prisoners, in prisons in New Zealand.  

About Us

The Yoga Education in Prisons Trust is a registered charitable trust providing yoga and meditation education for prisoners, in prisons in New Zealand.

Please Support Us

We rely wholly on donations from individuals and funders to provide free Yoga and Meditation (real rehabilitation) for prisoners in New Zealand.

RAISED: $30,000  |  GOAL: $50,000

Prisoner’s Stories

We’re driven by the positive changes yoga in prison can effect. Read stories from the prisoners themselves showing how valuable Yoga has become for their rehabilitation.

You can support us in many ways

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Our Volunteers and Team

Adhyatma

Adhyatma

Director

John Sinclair

John Sinclair

Chairman and Teaching Interface

Jane Allen (Gyanidhi)

Jane Allen (Gyanidhi)

Trustee

Our Latest News

WE’AR’s true colours make us proud

We’re thrilled and proud to share the news that our sponsor, ethically produced fashion brand WE’AR, has announced their new B CORP certification status, demonstrating that they are not only the best yoga lifestyle brand in the world, but they’re also best for the...

Radio NZ Interview with Adhyatma

Adhyatma is the director of The Yoga Education in Prisons Trust, a registered charitable trust providing yoga and meditation education in New Zealand prisons.

She was interviewed on Radio New Zealand about the Yoga In Prisons Trust.

News for Autumn 2015

We have elected a new Chairperson to replace Heather Cunningham.  We are pleased to announce that Gyananidhi – Jane Allen – one of our long-time prison yoga teachers has accepted the role.

Thank you to our major Sponsor

We’ar Yoga Clothing are one of our biggest sponsors. We’ar are committed to a strong ethical business model which builds stronger communities through business opportunity + empowerment.

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