Freeing the Human Spirit is a national, not-for-profit registered charity that provides inmates with a program of meditation and yoga. Meditation and yoga are ancient ways of creating internal silence leading to a feeling of peace.
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20 Scientific Reasons to Start Meditating Today: New research shows meditation boosts your health, happiness, and success! – Emma Seppälä, Ph.D.Emma Seppälä, Ph.D. I started meditating soon after 9/11. I was living in Manhattan, an already chaotic place, at an extremely chaotic time. I realized I had no control over my external environment. But the…

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Volunteer and get involved. The work of FTHS is entirely dependent upon the generosity of people who understand the rehabilitative opportunity which exists in a prison cell and support our work with inmates.

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Our Program

Freeing the Human Spirit provides yoga and meditation classes in correctional institutions across Canada. We believe in restorative justice as a foundation for healing, and that this is crucial to a dynamic, sustainable society.