"For I was hungry
and you fed me...
I was sick and
you looked after me
I was in prison
and you visited me."

Matthew 25:36


"Compassion
becomes real
when we recognize
our shared humanity.”

Pema Chödrön
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    You can help
    support this.



    We travel to high-security and often remote
    jails, mental health, recovery programs,
    women's shelters and juvenile centers.

    "Help us help others to help themselves."

     Make a one-time donation
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    Yoga And Mindfulness Outreach  
    a 501c nonprofit, tax-deductible org.    

    Students who are in recovery, at risk or incarcerated often
    display a rare level of dedication. And that is what is
    required from of our teachers too:

    Motivation, commitment and spirit of sacrifice
    A personal meditation practice
    Training in some mindfulness modality

    You can participate as per your availability. And the
    rewards are great! You can see and feel the
    transformations-- in others and in yourself.

     A typical volunteer reaction:

    "Teaching in prison has brought me into contact
    with extraordinary individuals who show a degree
    of compassion, intelligence, patience, kindness, and
    good humor in the face of adversity that frequently
    puts me to shame, but more often inspires me to
    practice more seriously myself!"  
    Volunteer in a Mindfulness Program

    "Serving in the correctional institutions was an
    incredibly rewarding experience.  Coming back home,
    the love and gratitude in my heart gave me the feeling
    of being connected to a higher purpose of service."
    Volunteer in a Meditation and Healing Program



    To find out more contact Lawrence, volunteer
    coordinator, at 305 926-3578.