Yoga helps prisoners to behave, according to Oxford University study


Wednesday 10 July 2013 18:47 BST

Yoga can improve the mood and mental wellbeing of prisoners and may help improve impulsive behaviour, according to a study by Oxford University researchers.

Prisoners were better able to control their behaviour after a 10-week yoga course than those who continued in their normal routine, the study by Dr Miguel Farias and Dr Amy Bilderbeck found.

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