“Angela Still is on a mission to change the lives of South Carolina’s inmates. The Columbia-area resident founded Karuna Prison Yoga in February 2017 after working with the nonprofit Prison Yoga Project for three years. Through her organization, Still brings trauma-sensitive yoga classes to male and female inmates. “It’s been exhilarating,” she said. “Service yoga is pretty much nonexistent in South Carolina. I’ve gotten more support than I thought I’d get.”Yoga helps inmates while behind bars and after they are released because it teaches them to deal with stress and live in the moment, Still said. “
Read the whole article, Why a Columbia-area woman is teaching yoga to South Carolina’s prison inmates, here
Learn more about Angela Still’s project, Freedom Within, here.