Silence behind bars: Retreat helps Homestead inmates defuse anger

About 20 women sit in a circle on blue legless chairs placed over yoga mats in a white-walled classroom. In […]

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SMART Featured in Penn Medicine Article: Reducing A Repeated Cycle of Violenc ​e​

Meditation and yoga have been shown to help reduce anxiety and enhance a person’s mood and overall sense of well-being. […]

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​Huffington Post​

A few weeks ago, an unprecedented letter arrived at our office at the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and […]

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Prison SMART Yoga Comes to Cook County Jail

Without tools to manage extra stress, there’s a high rate of recidivism [for inmates],” said Gabriella Savelli, National Coordinator of […]

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Stateville Conducts The First Prison SMART Part 2 Silent Retreat in U.S. Maximum Security Facility

25 Adult Male inmates completed a three-day Prison SMART Silent Retreat at the Stateville, Illinois Maximum Security Correctional Center. All […]

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