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Ep.24 Yoga for Supporting the Healing of Trauma with Bill Brown

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In this episode, Bill Brown talks with Vita Pires, about his work with the Prison Yoga Project.

  • The harm punitive incarceration causes for the incarcerated, staff, and families.
  • Working with the body to discharge unresolved trauma
  • Yoga as a tool for tapping into embodied wisdom

BILL BROWN, C-IAYT, Bill is the Executive Director of Prison Yoga Project, a non-profit organization that seeks to create a cultural shift toward a healing-centered approach to addressing crime, addiction, and mental illness through trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness. Bill began working with PYP in 2013 and has served in Federal, State, and County facilities. In 2016 he began offering training with PYP in trauma-informed yoga for incarcerated people and assumed the Executive Director’s role in 2018. He is a contributing editor to the Yoga Service Council/Omega Institute’s book Best Practices for Yoga in the Criminal Justice System. In his downtime, Bill enjoys the creative outlets of photography and cooking and is an avid reader of science fiction.
To Learn More About the Prison Mindfulness Institute, please visit www.prisonmindfulness.org

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In this episode, Bill Brown talks with Vita Pires, about his work with the Prison Yoga Project.

  • The harm punitive incarceration causes for the incarcerated, staff, and families.
  • Working with the body to discharge unresolved trauma
  • Yoga as a tool for tapping into embodied wisdom

BILL BROWN, C-IAYT, Bill is the Executive Director of Prison Yoga Project, a non-profit organization that seeks to create a cultural shift toward a healing-centered approach to addressing crime, addiction, and mental illness through trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness. Bill began working with PYP in 2013 and has served in Federal, State, and County facilities. In 2016 he began offering training with PYP in trauma-informed yoga for incarcerated people and assumed the Executive Director’s role in 2018. He is a contributing editor to the Yoga Service Council/Omega Institute’s book Best Practices for Yoga in the Criminal Justice System. In his downtime, Bill enjoys the creative outlets of photography and cooking and is an avid reader of science fiction.
To Learn More About the Prison Mindfulness Institute, please visit www.prisonmindfulness.org

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