I heart these 6 awesome yoga poses for children with special needs. Using yoga with children with autism helps them calm down, self-regulate emotions and get that all-important sensory input. It’s also a ton of fun!
Are you looking for more peace at home? Are you looking for a fun way to help your child with autism (or other special needs) relax, slow down, calm down and self-regulate? Do you wish that your child had some valuable tools to help him or her handle emotions?
These 6 awesome yoga poses for children with special needs may be the answer!
I am always trying to share a peaceful and joyful presence with the children with whom I work. Autism can somtimes be very messy and stressful. The sensory sensitivities associated with autism can leave children overly stimulated and anxious. This, in turn, creates stressed out families!
Every day I am present to work with families to bring joy, light, peace and hope back into the lives of those families by being positive, giving concrete advice and steps to take to help the situation and by creating an environment that exudes positive energy and happiness. Increasing joy in the lives of the families I serve is my biggest goal!
I teach the children at my center to get in touch with their presence, to calm their breathing, to self-regulate and calm themselves down when they are building up to a tantrum or violent behavior. The key to nipping a tantrum in the bud, is finding an appropriate replacement behavior. Yoga can be that replacement behavior!
These 6 awesome yoga poses for children with special needs are a powerful tool to help kids become aware of triggers (hot head,
These are 6 of my favorite yoga poses that have been specially adapted for kids!
I hope you love these poses and I would LOVE to hear your feedback! It makes my day to hear from you! Thank you! ♥
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