Yoga For The Special Child

Debra Mc Cormick is a Yoga for the Special Child Practitioner.  She studied with Sonia Sunar in Melbourne Victoria when she visited this year.  Yoga for the Special Child is a fantastic program.

Yoga for the Special Child®, LLC is a comprehensive program of Yoga techniques designed to enhance the natural development of children with special needs. The style of Yoga used in the program is gentle and therapeutic - safe for babies and children with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly, Autism and other developmental disabilities. These methods also provide an effective treatment for children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder, ADHD and Learning Disabilities.

Yoga for the Special Child therapeutic program includes:

  • An integrated series of balanced Yoga poses to increase body awareness, strength and flexibility
  • Specialized breathing exercises and relaxation techniques to improve concentration and reduce hyperactivity.
  • An early intervention program to assure the healthy formative development of infants and toddlers

EPONA YOGA FACILITATORS

All Epona Yoga Facilitators are trained in teaching yoga to our special children. Although they are not taught in they themselves are not Yoga for the Special Child Practitioners. Epona Yoga Facilitators are taught various methods and ways of helping all children enjoy the gifts that Yoga brings.