Fast forward nearly 40 years. I am in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco during Yoga Journal Conference. A calm, kind gentleman introduces himself as James Fox, a yoga instructor whose passion is teaching inmates at San Quentin.
To read the complete article, visit the Common Ground website, go to the back issues section, and look for September 2010. Yoga in San Quentin: Where a Step on the Mat is Step in the Right Direction by Rob Sidon starts on page 56.