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

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

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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

Radio NZ Interview with Adhyatma

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

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.

Happy Spring Newsletter

Happy Spring Newsletter

Such an exciting season, a season of change of new life and fresh starts, of growth and blossoming.  This winter has been fairly quiet for us. However the onset of spring has already brought about change and exciting prospects for the YEPT team, both positive and negative.

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