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Niroga Youth Development Programs
Niroga operates successful Transformative Life Skills (TLS) programs in juvenile hall, with the key goals of reducing stress and increasing self-control.
Independent research confirms the positive effects of TLS on at-risk youth. Read a recent report on Niroga program methods and results in Alameda County Juvenile Hall: Transformative Life Skills Lowers Stress and Increases Self-Control in Incarcerated Youth (PDF 195kb)
Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center
Camp Wilmont Sweeney
Responses by incarcerated youth when asked: 'If you have taken a Niroga Yoga class, what did you learn from it?'"When the girls in the unit pick on the minor she does not respond, instead she focuses on her breathing and tells herself that it is not a big deal."
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