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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 I take deep breaths to get me through whatever it is I am feeling - when I say the serenity prayer, it helps me know that I cannot change certain things, but the thing I can do is take full advantage of it."
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