Prison Program Case Studies: Success stories

  • The Art of Living Programs at The Dominican Republic's New Model Prisons

     The Art of Living Foundation has recently signed an agreement with the Dominican Republic’s National Penitentiary School, to conduct Stress Management And Rehabilitation Training (SMART) programs...
  • Prisoner rehabilitation in Taiwan

    Since 2004, The Art of Living’s Prison Smart Program has found its roots in five correctional facilities of Taiwan as a way of rehabilitating the inmates. The Tucheng Detention Center offers a five-day...
  • Wedding bells in a Belgian prison

    After a life-altering Prison SMART workshop, trials, tribulations and bombardment of affection, Marco gets married. Love stories are always heart-warming to hear. Especially, when love comes your way...
  • The gift of a yoga mat

    At the outset of a prisoner rehabilitation course in Peru’s Piedras Gordas Prison, the prisoners were given a gift: a yoga mat. The mat could have been passed off as something to make the course...
  • Smiling Uniforms

    It is rare to see a smiling, calm and an energetic policeman (women included) on the streets of India. But, for the citizens of the far northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, this won’t be a rare...
  • Sultan of Swings Settles Deep Within

    Its 3 o clock in the afternoon. He had been planning and waiting for this day since almost three weeks. He ran the plan carefully in his mind. "finish the dishes...press his 'seth's' feet till he falls...
  • Love In The Life Of A Criminal

    Unfathomable are the ways of Love! With love comes compassion, belongingness. Love has no border, it sees no color, it doesn’t differentiate, it embraces all. Even the toughest of criminals, when shown...
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