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Sunday, February 9 • 10:30am - 12:30pm
Engaging the Parasympathetic Nervous System through Basic Asana Practice LIMITED

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This class will provide a basic asana practice proven effective in working with incarcerated veterans to address the effects of accumulated trauma in the body and to discharge the ongoing trauma resulting from living in the chaotic environment of prison. The class will include a yoga nidra session. 

In prison you’re on edge 24/7. You never know what is around the next corner. You can be rolled up and placed in administrative segregation at any moment with no cause, or maybe you offended someone, so he and his friends lie in wait to beat you down. In many ways prison is more dangerous than combat. In combat, when the patrol is over you have the relative safety of base camp. Prison is a free-for-all, anytime and any place.  Marine Corp combat veteran and current San Quentin prisoner

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Kelly Boys

Kelly Boys is a certified hatha yoga and certified iRest® Yoga Nidra teacher. She is the former Director of Operations for the Integrative Restoration Institute, and currently works at the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute.  She has taught iRest Yoga Nidra to US veterans with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI), as well as to women in prisons, cancer survivors, and those... Read More →
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James Fox

Founder/Director, Prison Yoga Project
The Prison Yoga Project (PYP) is dedicated to establishing yoga and mindfulness programs in prisons and rehabilitation facilities, and providing training for yoga instructors interested in teaching trauma impacted populations including the imprisoned. In 2012 PYP launched a special program at San Quentin State Prison using yoga as a therapeutic practice for addressing trauma-related issues of incarcerated military veterans.

Sunday February 9, 2014 10:30am - 12:30pm
Studio Ji 1225 w 89A, sedona, az 86336

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