Anneke Lucas

Anneke Lucas is the director of Liberation Prison Yoga in New York. She currently teaches or supervises yoga and meditation classes at five facilities, to both male and female inmates and youth, and places trained yoga instructors in prisons and jails. Serving in prisons synthesizes Anneke’s experiences with psycho-therapy, meditation and ashtanga yoga, bringing physical therapy, mindful awareness and peace to students whose backgrounds often resemble her own – in spite of appearances. Anneke graduated from the American Film Institute as a screenwriter and published a novel in her home country Belgium. She is currently working on a memoir about her childhood.

Latest from Anneke Lucas

February 25, 2014

Personal Lessons: The Role of Love In Facing Childhood Sexual Abuse. {Adult}

February 9, 2012

Goal of Life in Maximum Security: Meet your new teacher.

January 11, 2012

Yoga at San Quentin: I could have been with monks in the Himalayas, surrounded by maj…

June 6, 2011

Interview with San Quentin Yoga teacher: Video and class photos.

May 6, 2011

Yoga at San Quentin: Prisoner Interviews and Photos.

March 23, 2011

Know about yoga & meditation for incarcerated & at-risk youth?

March 12, 2011

Do Prisoners Deserve Yoga?