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Kid's Yoga for Tender Circumstances: Special Populations and Psychology

  • Fusion Yoga 6382 W Jefferson Blvd Fort Wayne United States (map)

The work of yoga is to honor the inner experience of each individual, especially children. What a gift it is to use the tools of developmental psychology to connect with the tender and precious essence of children with struggles. Specifically, we will address how yoga can be adapted for children diagnosed with

  • ADHD

  • Downs Syndrome

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • OCD

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Sensory Processing and Integration Disorders

  • and Children of trauma

This course is not designed as a diagnostic of problems or prescriptive answer for these tender circumstances, but is an invitation to learn and apply another set of tools to connect with and calm all children through yoga. We will focus specifically on sensory sensitive practices of yoga through use of sound, repetition, aromatherapy and mudras. We will approach the practice of yoga for special populations through a lens of the whole child; physical, mental, spiritual, emotional.

Overview of Outcomes:
- Discussion of adaptations and tools for children with specific needs
- Introduction to the Chakra system of yogic psychology
- Focus on the use of guided meditation and mudras for children
- Includes 5 Lesson plans for Sensory specific kids yoga

Dates and Times:
January 17th - 19th
Friday 2pm-6:30pm
Saturday 8am - 4pm
Sunday 8am - 2pm

Cost: $465 / included if registered in Kid’s Yoga Teacher Training

Earlier Event: January 10
The Subtle Core