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Special Yoga for Cerebral Palsy and PMLD

Special Yoga for Cerebral Palsy and PMLD

2 day Intensive (27-28 March 2017)


In this 2 day CPD, you will learn how to create a therapeutic yoga practise for children with Cerebral Palsy and/or PMLD. The intensive will include how to use specific massage techniques to release tension in the limbs, tools to relax muscular tension in the joints, manage spasms, increase breath capacity, create the optimum environment for relaxation, how to help the child to be more comfortable and peaceful in their body, understand the physical, physiological and energetic and emotional bodies and practises to support pain where needed.

Book for March 2017 here:

Date: 27th & 28th March, 2017

Time: 09.30-17.30 (including 1 hour lunch)

Cost: £249

Venue: All trainings take place at our centre: Unit 7 Portobello Dock, 557 Harrow Road, London, W10 4RH unless otherwise stated.

Attendee’s Name

Once payment has been made, you’ll be emailed a registration form which will need to be completed to finalise your booking.

Benefits and Takeaways

– How to adapt yoga asanas
– How to help the child to increase breath capacity
– How to help the child to be more connected to the body and develop their optimum functionality
– How to use yoga nidra effectively for this population

Course Leader

Jyoti (Jo) Manuel, founder of Special Yoga FoundationJyoti Manuel

Jyoti (Jo) Manuel is the UK’s leading practitioner and Teacher Trainer in Therapeutic Yoga for children with special needs since 2001. She has worked extensively with children with CP and PMLD. This course is the result of her continued commitment to share the long-term holistic benefits of Yoga to this population.


Student pre-requisites

– Yoga teachers wanting to work with this population
– Paediatric professionals
– Other therapists interested in including yoga in their practises.

Got any questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us via our enquiry form