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Special Yoga Training for Special Children - 7 day intensive training

| Saturday 13 Jul 2019 to Friday 19 Jul 2019

University of Limerick

BIO Course Leader Jo Manuel is the UK’s leading practitioner and teacher trainer in Therapeutic Yoga for children with special needs since 2001. Her Special Yoga & Mindfulness for Children with Learning Difficulties, Autism and ADHD training course, is a result of her longstanding commitment to making Therapeutic Yoga available to every child that could benefit from it


This 7 day intensive training gives students the essential tools to make Yoga’s therapeutic benefits accessible toinfants and children with various special needs, helping them reach their full potential. It also highlights theimportance of connecting with the children. Principles are fully illustrated by demonstrations with children ofdifferent ages and abilities. A fully comprehensive manual is also included.

Student Pre-Requisit: Open to School Teachers, Early Years Educators, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists ,Health Care Professionals and others working in the field of paediatrics. Open to Yoga Teachers with an interest inteaching Yoga to children with special needs.


• The principles of Yoga and its relation to the children

• How to adapt and develop Yoga poses for different conditions

• Managing challenging behaviours

• How to evaluate the child and create a specific practice for them | | 087 790 3859


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