Director Selina (full time) is a Yoga Alliance registered teacher. She has been a volunteer at the PPT since 2013, and then worked as one of our Yoga Coordinators. She teaches a range of classes specialising in yoga and meditation to help with life’s challenges and is also a Mindfulness Teacher (MBCT).
Fundraising Coordinator Jason (1 day per week) is a former engineer. He is a Zen meditator and manages relationships with grant-making bodies.
Communications Manager Lucy (2.5 days per week) has a background in fundraising and marketing for arts and theatre productions. She regularly practises yoga and is also a published novelist and poet.
Letter Writing Lead Mike (3 days per weeks) is responsible for all correspondence with people in prison. He has a background in charity work and is a practising Buddhist.
Yoga Lead Victoria (4 days per week) teaches nine yoga classes a week, including at HMP Grendon. She has been teaching in prison since 2011, and is also an Indian Head Massage practitioner.
Yoga Coordinator Chris (3 days per week) has been teaching yoga and meditation in the community and on retreats since 2008 and in prisons and secure settings since 2014. She supports teachers and prisons to bring yoga inside.
Accountant Padmakumara (3 days per week) has experience in all aspects of small charity management and administration. A practising Buddhist, Padmakumara runs Oxford Triratna/Buddhist Centre, teaching meditation and Buddhism to all who wish to explore them.