James Fox M.A.
James Fox M.A. is the founder and director of the Prison Yoga Project (PYP), which is dedicated to establishing yoga and mindfulness programs in prisons and rehabilitation centers worldwide. Since 2002, he has been teaching yoga and meditation to prisoners at San Quentin Prison as well as other California State prisons. He developed a special program for incarcerated military veterans using innovative approaches to address mental health issues related to active duty, including PTSD. His book, Yoga A Path for Healing and Recovery, has been sent to >13,500 prisoners free of charge. He provides trauma-informed, mindfulness-based teacher trainings in the U.S. and internationally for yoga instructors interested in facilitating classes in prisons and rehabilitation facilities, and bringing yoga to underserved communities. As a result there are currently more than 100 jails, prisons and rehabilitation facilities in the U.S. with PYP inspired yoga classes. Learn more at prisonyoga.com.