Yoga for Children with Special Needs

Special Needs Yoga is a great way to work on skills that children with a range of developmental and emotional needs can benefit from.

Special Needs Yoga can help:

  • Improve concentration
  • Improve eye contact
  • Improve coordination and balance
  • Develop muscle tone
  • Strengthen breathing muscles
  • Develop confidence and self esteem
  • Increase flexibility
  • Increase imitation skills
  • Increase listening skills
  • Improve the function of immune and central nervous systems.

When done as part of a group session, yoga can also help develop and practise social skills including imitating peers and turn taking.

Special Needs Yoga sessions are designed to help children with:

  • Dyslexia and Dyspraxia
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Down’s Syndrome
  • Sensory integration challenges
  • Digestive issues
  • Asthma and respiratory issues
  • Poor motor planning
  • Children in a vegetative state
  • Depression

Special Needs yoga can be run as individual sessions or as part of a class.
To book a space please contact Karolina directly