Laotong yoga projects

Lakin Correctional Center

Mt. Olive Correctional Complex

Mt. Olive Correctional Complex

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Located in Mason County, Lakin  is the only state prison for women in West Virginia.


Weekly Yoga Classes:

Basic Level Yoga
Sep 2013 - Dec 2019
Unduplicated: 682 women


Mixed Level Yoga
Nov 2013 - Dec 2019
Unduplicated: 154 women

Mt. Olive Correctional Complex

Mt. Olive Correctional Complex

Mt. Olive Correctional Complex

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Located in Fayette County, MOCC  is the men's maximum security state prison in West Virginia.


Weekly Yoga Classes:

Basic Level Yoga 

Feb 2014 - Dec 2019

Unduplicated: 238 men


Mixed Level Yoga  

Apr 2014 - Dec 2019  

Unduplicated: 67 men


Chair Yoga

Jan 2019-Dec 2019

Unduplicated: 9 men

Charleston Correctional Center

Mt. Olive Correctional Complex

Charleston Correctional Center

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Located in Kanawha County, CCC hosts a Residential Substance Abuse Treatment program for women in West Virginia.


Weekly Yoga Classes:

Introduction to Yoga 

Jan 2016 -Dec 2019  

Unduplicated: 122 women

Yoga Teacher Training

Criminal Justice Reform Efforts

Charleston Correctional Center

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Lakin Correctional Center

2017-2018 YTT: 10 participants


2018-2019 Mentoring: 8 women


2020 YTT: 10 participants

The Book Project

Criminal Justice Reform Efforts

Criminal Justice Reform Efforts

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Charleston 100 Club Fundraiser

Donated yoga books to 3 prisons. Click here for the List of Books

Criminal Justice Reform Efforts

Criminal Justice Reform Efforts

Criminal Justice Reform Efforts

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Supportive Partner in 

WV Listening Project


Restorative Justice Coalition


Systems Change Efforts