Yoga Therapy for Every Special Child PDF ePub eBook

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Yoga Therapy for Every Special Child free pdf Yoga therapy can be a hugely rewarding approach for children with a wide range of special needs. This accessible guide contains simple yoga techniques that can be used with children of all abilities. The author provides gentle yoga postures and exercises that can help to promote relaxation, flexibility, strength, coordination and body-awareness. Each posture is accompanied by a line drawing, and the author offers advice on how each posture appropriately supports the individual child's needs and abilities. Practical tips for incorporating creative fun and games into yoga sessions are included, and the author outlines the specific benefits of yoga for a wide range of conditions, including Attention Deficit Disorder, ASD, Cerebral Palsy, social communication difficulties, Down's syndrome, and scoliosis. The book concludes with child and parent reports of how yoga therapy has changed their life. This wonderful resource is ideal for parents, therapists and instructors who want to use simple yoga exercises with children with special needs.

About Nancy Williams

Nancy Williams has been a yoga therapist for nine years. During this time, she has worked with children with a wide range of special needs, including autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, sensory integration disorder and Down syndrome. Nancy also works as a pediatric Speech Pathologist, and is a certified Neuro Developmental Treatment Therapist, Zero Balancing practitioner, Hatha Yoga instructor and Reiki Master Teacher. She is an ordained minister in MSIA (the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness) and has a Master's degree in Spiritual Science from the Peace Theological Seminary College of Philosophy. Nancy owns Therapeutic Bodyworks, a studio in Tucson, Arizona where she teaches yoga therapy classes to individual and small groups of children. Nancy also offers consultations and conducts training workshops.

Details Book

Author : Nancy Williams
Publisher : Singing Dragon
Data Published : 01 January 2010
ISBN : 1848190271
EAN : 9781848190276
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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