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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 »

Human Beings, Not Human Doings: Sharing the Gift of our Presence this Christmas

Human Beings, Not Human Doings: Sharing the Gift of our Presence this Christmas Text: Nicole Schnackenberg | Illustration: Ingrid Sanchez (@creativeingrid) “Learn how to see. Realise that everything connects to everything else” – Leonardo Da Vinci   Certain things are contagious. The common cold, yawns, laughter… even the energetic quality of our presence. Often, when […]Read More »

Teaching Yoga to Adults with Special Needs | The Power of OM

Teaching Yoga to Adults with Special Needs | The Power of OM Text: Lucy (admin@healthylifeservices.co.uk) | Illustration: Ingrid Sanchez (@creativeingrid) My journey to teaching Yoga for Adults with Special Needs started a few years ago when on holiday in India and I was lucky enough to stay in a guesthouse run by an amazing woman […]Read More »

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