Dance Prisoner, Dance!

Some of Peru’s toughest prisoners were among 1,200 inmates who donned multi-colored gym outfits and tried to break a dancing world record.

Showing off their best Latin moves, the inmates took part in a massive aerobics dance class, aiming to set a new mark for the number of people dancing in jail at the high-security Lurigancho prison in the capital Lima.

 

 

Inmates practice their aerobics routine daily and prisoner director Colonel Tomas Garay said they have been given a new lease of life as they set their sights on a world record. He noted, “The objective is to set a new Guinness Record and show the world that it’s possible to change: that although they have lost their freedom, they have not lost their right to life.” (Ananova)

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