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"Love is always the answer."

 

SONIA SUMAR

Contact us at info@specialyoga.com

ABOUT US

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WHAT WE DO

The Sonia Sumar Method - Yoga for All Abilities ®, LLC training Programs offer a unique learning environment for children and their parents, education teachers, Yoga teachers and health care professionals.

Courses are taught by internationally renowned Yoga therapist and author Sonia Sumar (and her well trained, certified teachers), whose innovative teaching methods have been improving the lives of children and adults with additional needs for almost 50 years.

SONIA SUMAR

C-IAYT, E-RYT® 500, RCYT®, YACEP®

Sonia is a recognized member of: Yoga Alliance (US and UK), Integral Yoga Teachers Association and International Association of Yoga Therapists. 

 

She began teaching Yoga for children with additional needs after her daughter Roberta was born with Down Syndrome in 1972. Sonia noticed many positive changes in Roberta from using Yoga, so in 1975 she became a Certified Yoga Teacher. Sonia's life dream is to help the world's children with additional needs achieve their full potential and become active and productive members of society. Nothing can better express her success than the letters she receives from the parents of her students.

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OUR PROGRAMS

Our 95H Certification Program is a comprehensive training that provides the essential tools for working with the population with additional needs. Using hands-on instruction, our teachers guide program participants through each stage of the child’s development. 

These courses are open to Yoga therapists, instructors, students, health care practitioners, and families of children with additional needs who have completed our Yoga for the Special Child® 95H Certification Program Part 1. 

This 200H Yoga Alliance approved program will give you the tools to work with adults with and without additional needs following the Sonia Sumar Method. 

UPCOMING COURSES

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MEET OUR TEACHERS

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TESTIMONIALS

"Sonia teaches from a very deep place within herself sharing personal experiences with a wonderful sense of humor allowing us to self reflect, learn the beauty of Yoga, and truly learn to appreciate children with additional needs and how Yoga can impact them."

Cindy Kaplan
Boston, Massachusetts

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