The benefits of Special Yoga and Mindfulness include:
Improving motor control and motor planning skills
Developing physical strength, muscle tone and balance
Promoting flexibility and correcting postural misalignment
Establishing calm, organised mental states
Relieve respiratory ailments
Develop the ability to relax
Reduce fear, frustration and stress
Enrich the quality and quantity of sleep
If you would like to learn more about how Special Yoga therapeutic interventions and practice can help teaching and education professionals, school children, parents and families with a special needs child or adult, please complete the form below and a member of the Special Yoga team will be in touch with you soon.
"The approach and core philosophy espoused integrates so well with our ethos and practice for managing stress, conflict and challenge and so it will embed into and enhance our practice. I will recommend the programme to other Special Heads." — Freddie Adu, Head, Queensmill School | November 2017
Freddie Adu, Head, Queensmill School | November 2017
"Special Yoga has allowed Zachariah greater control over his emotions and impulses. We use special yoga breathing as part of his daily routine."
Parent – Jane
"“Best nights sleep I’ve had in a while after the first session”
Teacher – Cassandra
"There was a parent assembly and one boy was sad about his dad leaving and had a melt down… “Once he calmed down he came back to the teacher and said his guard dog was barking and didn’t let the owl speak.”
Teacher – Stephen
Special Yoga means "mindfulness" to me - I enjoy being relaxed.
Kate Aged 14
"It helps Nicolas with being mindful & using relation techniques to control his anxiety." (aged 11)
Parent – Rebecca
"This session for Zaydan is his personal ‘recharging’ activity for the week. It is an opportunity for Zaydan to let his body and mind both speak freely and get the appropriate sensory relief needed." (Aged 11)
Parent – Jonathon
Through Special Yoga Oliver has become aware of his body and the space around him. He focuses on the movements and has learnt to relax and become less anxious. The Sessions are invaluable. (Aged 30)
Guardian – Robert
To be entrusted with carrying forward your life's work, in my small way, see the results in action and know the differences that so many can come to know, has been a privilege that I'll always value.
Richard Fedorko – SYSC Student
It’s a brilliant practical course with integration of the material shared. Christine is a wonderful teacher and her professional experience and knowledge are essential for this fantastic CPD.
Student – Reflex Points to Compliment Yoga for Special Needs
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