Hello, and welcome to Classroom Yoga STOP! Some years ago, when we first set out to introduce yoga to children with autism during their school day, our goal was to alleviate the anxiety and tension that appeared to hold them in its overwhelming grip. As we worked together – a…
“Yoga is different from other forms of exercise because it directs awareness to the body, breath, and feelings in each posture. A moving meditation, yoga therapy provides an opportunity to connect with a deeper sense of self. It teaches a child to observe his body—how it feels when he moves,…
October 25, 2013 | OMazing Kids | Want to learn more about doing therapeutic yoga with kids with Autism and other special needs?
October, 2013 | Autism Notebook Magazine | This year, the autism cluster classrooms of Coconut Palm Elementary School have started incorporating yoga warmups into their daily schedules.
August 7, 2013 | Local10.com | Research shows yoga therapy improves flexibility, social interaction, strength
July 29, 2013 | Autism Daily Newscast | Yoga as a complimentary treatment for autism is growing in popularity. A new book by South Florida yoga teacher Louise Goldberg provides techniques for teaching yoga poses to children with special needs.
July, 2013 | Yoga Teacher Magazine | Without a doubt Yoga Therapy for Children With Autism and Special Needs targets a very specific audience, but who would disagree that that audience deserves the kind of attention this book delivers with gobs of grace and wisdom?
June 13, 2013 | Sun Sentinel | New book by Pompano Beach yoga teacher shows poses to assist the disabled
July 27, 2012 | WPLG | Children benefit from one-on-one attention. A program sponsored by Miami Children’s Hospital and the Dan Marino Foundation blends learning with play to help children with autism and other special needs.
May 10, 2011 | Sun Sentinel | Yoga instructor works with 25 Broward special-needs schools By Lois K. Solomon