A group of friends in Bristow said it’s unlikely they would’ve met if it weren’t for a series of destructive decisions and the healing nature of yoga.
A recently released inmate told News On 6 about the woman who’s helping him break years of bad habits.
It’s a community coming together and a collection of stories and struggles. Kris Wyatt is the woman who has welcomed new faces into her home for fellowship, backyard jams, and Friendsgiving. Wyatt said she met most of them from teaching yoga to inmates.
“This is just an incredible group of support,” said Wyatt. “With judgement, none of us would’ve met. But we’re people, and this is beautiful.”
Wyatt taught yoga at the Creek County Jail pre-COVID-19, and that’s where she met 30-year-old Frank Thompson, who is a recovering alcoholic and drug addict. Thompson said he stole his first car at age nine, got his first pistol charge at twelve, and spent years dealing drugs. He said…