yoga benefits

Yoga for kids with special needs

  1.  If you are looking for a way to bring calm and to build stamina for folks with special needs, watch this video and read the                                                                                                   article just published in the Chicago Tribune: Yoga offers benefits for people with special needs  As one of the teachers recognizes, “The beauty of yoga is that it helps you wherever you are at,” said Fakroddin.  Gadi Revivo, a pediatrician who specializes in rehabilitation, says that even though yoga is thousands of years old, it brings something new to his special-needs patients. Listen to the video and look through the article for a lot of good information and links to more programs. 

Photo: GreenTREE Yoga program, Final Relaxation SPLORE retreat on the COLORADO River.

Get Inspired to share yoga with this new book!

William Broad’s new The Science of Yoga, can help energize and define your practice.  It can help you make informed decisions about how to incorporate yoga into your day — especially since it offers information about why your decision should be informed! It puts yoga in a context and offers solid science to help explain why yoga works.  And what that all means to you — Begin by listening to the NPR interview!  The Science of Yoga — the Risks and the Rewards.

What We Like

When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress Disease Connection by Gabor Matte, MD (click cover) Wonderful and accessible insights into how our stress affects us, an important book for those working with children ~