The Surprising Reason This Inmate Says, 'Now I Think Before I React'

California's prison system is notoriously overcrowded, with 7 out of 10 of its inmates ending up back in prison at some point. It's a huge, systemic problem that has long evaded traditional solutions, so it's fascinating to see the state try something a little out of the ordinary.

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I encourage you to read more about the Prison Yoga Project and to think about how you can use your skills and gifts to help those in need of rehabilitation (in prisons or wherever is right for you). This video was made by Time. You can also read about yoga in prisons in The New York Times.

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Ari Isaacman Astles

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