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Doing yoga in the cell

People's Daily Online)  09:38, April 26, 2013  

Women inmates do Yoga in the cell. (Photo/ chinapic.people.com.cn)

Edited and translated by Wang Xin, People's Daily Online.

In a female detention house in Wuyi county, Zhejiang province, inmates are organized to do their favorite exercise - yoga – every night. Their instructor Tang Junhui believes yoga can help these women inmates to fight stress and find serenity.

Through contacts with inmates, Tang found most of them refused to communicate and had metal pressures; hence Tang thought doing Yoga might help reduce stress, and it worked well after Yoga course were introduced in the detention house. Now the inmates enjoyed doing yoga, and they became more cheerful and outgoing; their health benefited from Yoga too.

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