The Duchess of Cornwall has previously spoken of the benefits of the exercise, practising it herself, while the Duchess of Sussex- Meghan Markle - is a devotee. The Prince of Wales’ Charitable Foundation’s (PWCF) annual report for 2018 shows that trustees approved a grant to the Prison Phoenix Trust, which “encourages prisoners in the development of their spiritual welfare, through the practices of meditation and yoga, working with silence and the breath”.
The report states: “Incarceration can take a severe toll on offenders’ mental health, especially in young people. “The project aims to improve young offenders’ well being and restore hope and positivity towards the future, with a view to reducing the likelihood of reoffending.
(source: The Telegraph)