Feb 14, 2010-- Prisoners in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh are being freed early if they complete yoga courses. For every three months spent practicing postures, balancing and breathing, the inmates can cut their jail time by 15 days. The authorities say the lessons help to improve the prisoners' self-control and reduce aggression. Some 4,000 inmates across the state are benefiting from the scheme, and many go on to become yoga instructors. (3153 reads)
Read Full Story
Search by keyword:
Transformed people transform people.
Subscribe to DailyGood
We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 154,547 by entering your email below.