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Special Yoga for Special Children

Special Yoga for Special Children
7 day
Intensive

Courses available in London (July), Glasgow (April), Limerick (June), Barcelona (October)

 

This powerful course gives students the essential tools to make Yoga’s therapeutic benefits accessible to infants and children with various special needs, helping them reach their full potential. It also highlights the importance of connecting with the children. Principles are fully illustrated by demonstrations with children of different ages and abilities.

The course is conceived and taught by Jyoti (Jo) Manuel whose work and practice has reached and touched thousands of children with special needs. Having taught and practiced Therapeutic Yoga for children with special needs since 2001, Jyoti shares her vast experience with her students in a very accessible and practical way throughout the course.

Throughout 2017, we are offering courses in the London, Limerick, Glasgow and Barcelona as seen further down the page.

 

Upcoming Courses in 2017

Due to the demand of Special Yoga for Special Children, we are proud to offer more courses throughout UK, Scotland, Ireland and Barcelona. Don’t miss out – book your place today.

London, UK Course Dates – July 2017

Dates:
July course: 24th – 30th July 2017
November course: 4th – 10th November 2017
Time: 7 days: 09:30-17:30
Course Leader: Jyoti (Jo) Manuel
Cost: £749 – Early Bird Offer: £637
July course – Earlybird ends 24th May 2017
November course – Earlybird ends 4th September 2017
Training Venue: Unit 7, Portobello Dock, 557 Harrow Road, London, W10 4RH

Looking for children for demonstrations! Jo will run demonstrations with children during the training days. If you are interested in your child attending, please email teachertraining@specialyoga.org.uk with your child’s name, age and your contact number.

Book your place below:Please note: Early bird discounts are not applicable to deposits or payment plans. If you choose to pay a deposit you will be required to pay the remaining balance prior to the course start date.

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Glasgow, Scotland – April 2017

Below are the following courses available in Scotland:

Date: 3rd – 9th April 2017
Time: 7 days: 09:30-17:30
Course Leader: Jyoti (Jo) Manuel
Cost: £749
Training Venue: Milngavie, Glasgow G62 6JNLooking for children for demonstrations! Jo will run demonstrations with children during the training days. If you are interested in your child attending, please email jolockhart.yoga@gmail.com with your child’s name, age and your contact number.Book your place below:Please note: Early bird discounts are not applicable to deposits or payment plans. If you choose to pay a deposit you will be required to pay the remaining balance prior to the course start date.

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Limerick, Ireland – June 2017

Below are the following courses available in Ireland:

 Date: 15th – 21st June 2017
Time: 7 days: 09:30-17:30
Course Leader: Jyoti (Jo) Manuel
Cost: €850 – EarlyBird Offer: €750 ends 31st March 2017
Training Venue: University of Limerick, Ireland (more info closer to date)
To book this course in Ireland contact: Info@innerspacehealth.ieLooking for children for demonstrations! Jo will run demonstrations with children during the training days. If you are interested in your child attending, please email Info@innerspacehealth.ie with your child’s name, age and your contact number.

 Barcelona, Spain – October 2017

Below are the following courses available in Barcelona, Spain:
Date: 9th – 15th October 2017
Time: 7 days: 09:30-17:30
Course Leader: Jyoti (Jo) Manuel
Cost: €695 – Early Bird Offer: €650 ends 15th May 2017
Training Venue: Sarria Yoga Asana Chikitsa, Carrer d’Ivorra, 20, 08034 Barcelona, Spain

Looking for children for demonstrations! Jo will run demonstrations with children during the training days. If you are interested in your child attending, please email nadia.pastor@gmail.com with your child’s name, age and your contact number.

Book your place below:

Please note: Early bird discounts are not applicable to deposits or payment plans. If you choose to pay a deposit you will be required to pay the remaining balance prior to the course start date.


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Our students say…

“From this course I have taken loving kindness towards myself and towards the children, to trust and also to remember that there are no limits on my ability to help.”
“The entire course is taught from the heart and though it is designed to benefit children, its benefits extend much further.”

Curriculum

– The principles of Yoga and its relation to the children
– How to adapt and develop Yoga poses for different conditions
– Managing challenging behaviours
– How to evaluate the child and create a specific practice for them
– How to encourage, stimulate and regulate breathing
– How to help the child to relax and restore
– How to balance and calm the nervous system
– How to work with groups of children with special needs
Our training school has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance Professionals, demonstrating that our courses are of the highest standard and that our graduates may register with Yoga Alliance Professionals to use their relevant membership level designation, as a sign of quality training.

Special Yoga for Special Children is now accredited by ASDAN. If you would like to receive a certificate from ASDAN, please contact teachertraining@specialyoga.org.uk.


Course Leader

Jyoti (Jo) Manuel

Jyoti Manuel is the UK’s leading practitioner and Teacher Trainer of Therapeutic Yoga for Children with Special Needs. Her Special Yoga for Special Children Teacher Training course is the outcome of her longstanding commitment to making therapeutic Yoga available to every child that could benefit from it.

 

 


Student prerequisites

– The course is suited to parents, Yoga teachers, school teachers, occupational therapists and paediatric professionals.
– Prior Yoga experience is not mandatory.


 

Accreditation

 

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