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MindfulLEIGH’s Special Needs Yoga for Children

Yoga therapy is a process through which the yoga therapist and client develop a personalized and evolving yoga practice. As an occupational therapist, Leigh’s approach implements western research and therapeutic techniques with eastern yoga philosophy to produce a balanced and holistic approach to self-awareness, empowerment, and overall wellness.

When choosing therapeutic yoga for your child, you will be choosing an empowering modality that will benefit all aspects of your child– physical, emotional, cognitive, and social.

Benefits for Children with Special Needs:

  • Self-Regulation (ability to identify one’s state and calm or energize as needed)
  • Sensory Processing (especially integrating vestibular, proprioception and tactile input)
  • Attention
  • Postural Strength
  • Balance
  • Coordination and Motor Planning
  • Body Awareness
  • Self-Confidence/Esteem

Yoga techniques are proven to address challenges related to: autism spectrum disorder, ADHD/ADD, learning disabilities, down syndrome, sensory processing disorder, cerebral palsy, upper extremity hand dysfunction, neurological difficulties, and sports teams/injuries.

MindfulLEIGH’s
Special Needs Yoga
for Children

Yoga therapy is a process through which the yoga therapist and client develop a personalized and evolving yoga practice. As an occupational therapist, Leigh’s approach implements western research and therapeutic techniques with eastern yoga philosophy to produce a balanced and holistic approach to self-awareness, empowerment, and overall wellness.

When choosing therapeutic yoga for your child, you will be choosing an empowering modality that will benefit all aspects of your child– physical, emotional, cognitive, and social.

Benefits for Children with Special Needs:

  • Self-Regulation (ability to identify one’s state and calm or energize as needed)
  • Sensory Processing (especially integrating vestibular, proprioception and tactile input)
  • Attention
  • Postural Strength
  • Balance
  • Coordination and Motor Planning
  • Body Awareness
  • Self-Confidence/Esteem

Yoga techniques are proven to address challenges related to: autism spectrum disorder, ADHD/ADD, learning disabilities, down syndrome, sensory processing disorder, cerebral palsy, upper extremity hand dysfunction, neurological difficulties, and sports teams/injuries.

Watch videos right here or head over to our video page