UK's most dangerous female prisoners 'offered Gwyneth Paltrow-style treatments and yoga' behind bars

SOME of Britain’s most dangerous women’s prisoners are being offered Gwyneth Paltrow-style treatments and yoga behind bars, it was reported.

Lags at HMP Bronzefield take part in New age-style activities believed to include yoga, dance, pilates, tai chi, meditation and ­breathing exercise.

A so-called holistic wellness centre has been opened at maximum-security jail – the largest women’s prison in Europe – to create a “gentler theme”, the Mirror reports.

Cons are being given a chance to “find their chakra” in mindfulness classes held for them.

“This is like something from actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle website Goop. It is certainly a different approach – let’s hope it works,” a source told the paper.

Among the 550 prisoners held at the privately-run Surrey jail is terrifying serial killer Joanna Dennehy, 37, who got a full-life term in 2013 for stabbing to death three men.

A judge branded Dennehy, from Peterborough, “cruel,malicious and manipulative” with a “sadistic lust for blood” and she is considered one of the UK’s most dangerous prisoners.

In July 2018, it was reported that she was penning blood-soaked erotic fiction about a woman who has sex with men before murdering them.

Also reportedly in the jail is Shauna Hoare who is serving 17 years for killing Bristol teen Becky Watts.

The schoolgirl was suffocated by her stepbrother Nathan Matthews and his girlfriend Hoare, who chopped up her remains and stashed them in suitcases.

Footage shows the 26-year-old Hoare smiling as she gets a thrill out of lying to cops after butchering her killer boyfriend's step-sister.

Roshonara Choudhry, 31, is serving 15 years for the 2010 stabbing of Labour MP Stephen Timms, who survived the attack.

Her Old Bailey trial heard she had a hit-list of MPs who voted for the Iraq War.

According to prisons watchdog the Independent Monitoring Board the jail’s gym has been re-branded to focus on “holistic wellbeing”.

Three new teachers have been drafted in to teach dance, meditation and yoga at the prison, which offers incentives for good behaviour.

The inspectors said: “The provision of film-night packs containing coffee, chocolate and snacks; extra television channels; and weekly film screenings have been welcomed by the prisoners and were noted positively.”

A spokesman for Sodexo, which runs the prison, said activities at Bronzefield’s wellbeing centre, including use of weights and cardio gear, help inmates manage conflict.

“We also offer qualifications in healthy living and personal training which provide new skills for the women and can help to reduce re-offending after release.”

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