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Think of Special Yoga Foundation Next Time you Have a Dinner Date

Special Yoga Foundation is now registered on ChariTable Bookings. The app and website dedicated to donating to a charity of your choice every time you make a restaurant reservation, and at no expense to you. This means the next time you make a restaurant reservation you could simultaneously help more special children to experience the […]Read More »

Three Fun Ways to Encourage Mindfulness in Children

On Sunday the 26th of February we held our second family charity event at our Portobello Dock based yoga centre. The two-hour session was dedicated to encouraging mindfulness in children. Leading the event was the inspirational multi-disciplinary musical artist, Jahnavi Harrison, and healing Hatha yoga expert, Sneha Hothi.   The children were entertained with a […]Read More »

Government Reforms Announced for Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

Every Child’s Story Deserves an Open Ear: Government Reforms Announced for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Text: Nicole Schnackenberg | Illustration: Ingrid Sanchez (@creativeingrid) “Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t […]Read More »

Jyoti Travel Diaries: Special Yoga in Thailand

Jyoti Travel Diaries: Special Yoga in Thailand Text: Jyoti Jo Manuel | Illustration: Ingrid Sanchez (@creativeingrid) Jyoti occasionally travels to the far corners of the world to support special children with therapeutic special yoga. This January 2017 she visited Thailand. The following are her diaries entries for all to enjoy!   First Entry Arrived yesterday […]Read More »

Special Yoga from an Occupational Therapist's Perspective

Special Yoga from an Occupational Therapist’s Perspective Text: Kirdi Dalgliesh (kirdi@bendyed.com.au) | Illustration: Ingrid Sanchez (@creativeingrid) How did the course impact your work as an OT? The course changed everything for me. The first time I attended a workshop at the Special Yoga Centre with Jo Manuel was a week of “light bulb” moments. I […]Read More »

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