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Can Yoga Fight Addiction?

The latest episode of URBAN YOGIS on The Chopra Well features the story of a healer and recovering addict who discovered the path to recovery through yoga, meditation, and martial arts. Abdi was fif…

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Yoga Behind Bars

This week’s episode of URBAN YOGIS gives us a rare look at the inside of a youth detention facility, where one dedicated yoga instructor is busy changing the lives of teenagers within its walls. Les…

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Settling Into a Home After Being Released from Prison

By Cris Carl, Networx Depending on how long you were in jail and the type of crime you committed, you will need to create varying levels of support for yourself prior to and after release. Chris …

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Daddy, Read Me a Book: Voices from Prison

If you are a parent, and have an active, participatory relationship with your young child, then you likely read anywhere from 2 to 20 books a day. I am not talking the new James Patterson or even that…

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Puppies Behind Bars

Set in the lush New York City suburb of Westchester County, the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility--New York State's largest women's prison and its only maximum-security prison for women'has hous…

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Rebels Like Teen Spirit: Reviewing the Juvenile Justice System

There is a myth that is perpetuated regarding teenagers – specifically the idea that some are good and some are bad. Growing up in a fairly urban area in the 1980s, I could tell you my social circle w…

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