Yoga For Children w/ Special Needs
Discover the benefits:
known it for centuries. Now, scientific research is supporting the time-honored practice of yoga and therapeutic yoga programs.
The ancient traditions of mindfulness, meditation, and relaxation are particularly helpful for children with special needs.
Breathing exercises and quiet relaxation techniques have been scientifically proven to have positive effects on the gross,
fine, and visual motor conditions of children as well as building confidence and calming body and mind. Studies further show
that certain disorders such as ADHD, autism, and anxiety can be managed through appropriate yoga therapy, reducing and potentially
eliminating the need for medication.
Improved focus and concentration
Mental and physical
strength, flexibility, and balance
Loosening of tight limbs for children with physical disabilities
hypotonic (floppy muscle tone) arms and legs
Better self esteem and self acceptance
Learned techniques for calming
body and mind
This program is ideal for children with:
Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Moderate physical disabilities
Anxiety and Depression
Judi specializes in teaching yoga
to children with special needs. Judi uses her extensive experience and training to encourage children to discover that yoga
provides them with a safe and supportive environment. Judi is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists
and the Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association.