April 04, 2023

Inside Prisons: Yoga, Meditation and Art with Leah Gooch

In this conversation, teacher/instructor Leah Gooch spoke with Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Andrea Cunliffe about the value of working inside federal correction facilities with inmates. Combining the skills of yoga and meditation with the art of writing, Gooch’s work helps with the rehabilitation process and preparing for reentry of incarcerated people into society. She also emphasized the substantial rewards that come with providing education and the potential positive difference this makes for the participants in their environment or community.

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