George, 53, is a lifelong denizen of Richmond’s Blackwell neighborhood. He was introduced to yoga practice in jail, hasn’t missed a single class, and practices daily on his own between classes.
Many thanks to Sheriff C.T. Woody, and Internal Program Director Sarah Scarbrough, PhD, for keeping the yoga program going strong.
And thank you, David Swenson, for continuing to send yoga mats and “spineless” Ashtanga Yoga Practice Manuals. Because hardcover books are not allowed, David sends manuals with the plastic spiral spine removed, so the pages can be tied together like this:
George handed me this statement on Monday, April 20: