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Soon you’ll be able to practice yoga in a former prison

prison yogaAnd you thought Times Square was a unique setting for a yoga class.

According to, a former prison in upstate New York’s Madison County may soon be turned into a yoga retreat center.

The owner, Shehkar Patel, originally bought Camp Georgetown two years ago intending to turn it into a summer camp for high school kids. “That didn’t happen,” the local news site reports. “Instead, he’s now considering a year-round yoga and retreat center.”

Construction has barely begun and details are minimal for now, so expect to to get your cell-block inspired workouts in other ways (like channeling Yoga Jones?) for a while longer. —Sarah Sarway

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