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.

Support the Help From Home campaign

Support our give a little campaign, to assist us to teach yoga from the inside-out to help facilitate meaningful transformation for people in prison.

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.

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Our Latest News

Stories from our teachers and voting open for Adhyatma

Stories from our teachers and voting open for Adhyatma

The biggest success of note is the review and refresh of our correspondence course programme.

We have engaged a contractor to overhaul the existing content to ensure it is current, accessible and reflective of our culture and unique needs.

Hui 2018 Karakia

Hui 2018 Karakia

Whakataka te hau ki te uru, 
Whakataka te hau ki te tonga. 

Kia mākinakina ki uta, 
Kia mātaratara ki tai. 

E hī ake ana te atākura he tio,
he huka, he hauhunga. 

Haumi e! Hui e! Tāiki e!

WE’AR’s true colours make us proud

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...

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