Autistic children who have trouble relaxing are finding peace through “pretzel” and “superman.” These yoga poses and a dozen others, performed in sequence each day at Coconut Creek Elementary School, offer students in the school’s autism classes a way to calm themselves when the stresses of life — such as…
The start of the school year always brings new and exciting ideas and strategies teachers want to implement in their classrooms.This year, the autism cluster classrooms of Coconut Palm Elementary School have started incorporating yoga warmups into their daily schedules. After one of their current students appeared on a local…
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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.