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Be one of the first individuals to empower yourself with the skills to make Special Yoga accessible to people with multisensory impairments.

The one-day workshop has been funded by Sports England and will form a part of Sense’s Deafblind Active project. Through this workshop you will support a new community in experiencing the physical, mental and social benefits Special Yoga has to offer.

How this Course Benefits You

  • You will become increasingly confident in making a difference to the lives of those with sensory impairments through Special Yoga.
  • Your knowledge will result in having the capacity to confidently create a relaxing environment prior and during the practice.
  • You will learn massage methods to release tension in the limbs and relax muscular tension in the joints.

Topic Summary

Please note the topic summary is provided as a guide on what to expect throughout the experience. For more details, click on the link above to download the course programme.

Expect to be equipped with the skills to teach on a one-to-one basis or in small group situations with tailored yoga sequences and massage work to assist a congenitally deaf-blind / multi sensory impaired child or adult in finding ways to live a better quality of life.

Course Date and Location


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.

Early bird price: £99

Full price: £119

Once payment has been made, you will be emailed a registration form to completion prior to your booking being finalised.

What does my fee cover?

  • Full tuition
  • Special Yoga certificate with 100% attendance
  • Personal contact with the course leaders


What does my fee exclude?

  • Lunch
  • Parking / travel / accommodation


Course Certification

Your success in completing the ‘Special Yoga for Multisensory Impaired’ course will be celebrated with a distinguished certificate of participation from the Special Yoga training centre of excellence. ‘Special Yoga for Multisensory Impaired’ is recognised as a training course by Yoga Alliance UK.

Course tutors

Graham Nolan holds a teaching Diploma with BWY as well as a Diploma in Deaf-blind Studies. He has been working in the field of Multisensory Impairment for 20 years and been a yogi for almost as long. He is currently undertaking his Masters in the University of Groningen, in The Netherlands in the subject ‘Communication and Congenital Deaf-blindness’ – his research is based on Mindfulness and tactile communication.

Teaching Style

You will be guided through highly effective and accessible strategies for integrating the remedial advantages of Special Yoga methodology into the lives of people with special abilities. With these skills you will have the ability to tailor various settings to the specific needs of the child or group you support.

Useful Information


What experience do I need for this course?

This course is open to all, including people who do not teach yoga professionally. Regular attendees of this course include but are not limited to:

  • Special needs teachers
  • All yoga teachers
  • Trainee yoga students
  • Special needs and paediatric professionals
  • Parent of a person with special needs


Can I become a Special Yoga practitioner after completing this course?

Completing our ‘Special Yoga for Multisensory Impaired’ course is a part of your journey towards supporting all people with multisensory impairments and stay up to date with the latest practices and techniques.

The Special Yoga centre is a training centre of excellence. We pride ourselves in appropriately preparing you towards a career. Therefore we highly recommend joining our practitioner development programme if you are considering becoming a professional practitioner with Special Yoga.


What courses could I do after this course?

To see the extensive range of CPD’s we have designed to give you practical tools that can further develop your personal practice, please click here


Can we support you in choosing your course?

Take a look at our teacher training journey if you are unsure about your suitability for this course, or if you have any queries please let us know at teachertraining@specialyoga.org.uk


Policies & Procedures

For the full course policies and terms & conditions please click here.


Course Tips
Who can do this CPD Training?
Occupational therapists, yoga teachers and yoga therapists, trainee yoga teachers, school teachers and staff, parents or anyone interested in exploring Special Yoga.
Is this course recognised?
You will receive a Special Yoga Foundation Certificate of Participation after completing the course. The Teaching Yoga to Adults and Children with Multisensory Impairment is recognised by ASDAN and Yoga Alliance.
Can I practice professionally with this course?
As a Training Centre of Excellence we offer a SYF Practitioner Development Programme for those considering practicing professionally. If you are interested please visit the Plan My Journey Section.
What courses could I do after this CPD training?
After completing the Teaching Yoga to Adults and Children with Multisensory Impairment course we suggest taking our flagship course Special Yoga for Special Children. We highly recommend it as it provides a comprehensive guide across all conditions and is the first steps towards becoming a professional practitioner.
Need help booking this course?
We are always ready to help anwser your questions regarding taking our courses. Either contact +44 208 968 1900 or email teachertraining@specialyoga.org.uk