Light a Path helps incarcerated people take the next step
“It can happen to anybody,” says Sybriea Lundy, 40, a former high school valedictorian who spent the better part of a decade in prison for a first-time drug offense. As she speaks, Lundy pushes a double-wide stroller carrying her daughters, ages 2 and 3, born a year and a day apart. With her hair pulled into a simple ponytail and a strawberry print mask gathered beneath her chin, she looks like any mom taking her kids for a walk in the park.
Capital at Play November 2020
(Page 62-63) A yoga mat is a transformative place, regardlesss of where it lies—particularly for students of the regional nonprofit Light a Path (LAP). "At Light a Path, we harness the power of somatic wellness tools such as yoga, strength training, running, and mindful practice in order to build connections that foster resilience," explains Debra Kiliru, interim executive director, who stepped into the role in January of 2022.