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Freeing the Human Spirit

Teaching yoga and meditation, and promoting mind and body awareness among Canada’s incarcerated population
Our Mission

What do we do?

Our mission is to professionally teach yoga and meditation to Canada’s inmate population, to achieve the classic benefits of mind and body awareness and the attendant reduction in anxiety and depression; improved interpersonal behaviour; better sleep; and increased happiness


Prisons Served


Volunteer Teachers


Spirituality is an experience, a lived reality, not a theory or a movement or an abstract idea. As said in the Orient, it involves one’s whole life: body, mind and spirit.

Sister Elaine MacInnesFounder

In my years of teaching meditation and yoga in Canadian prisons, the carriage of the men has been viscerally defined by their thankfulness and dedication to task.

Richard BoadwayPresident and Chair

The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.

Fyodor DostoevskyAuthor

Want to Make a Difference and Support Holistic Rehabilitation?

Your donation will go a very long way to freeing the human spirit.