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OUR PROGRAMS

Yoga for the Special Child®, LLC is multi-level comprehensive Program of Yoga techniques designed to enhance the natural development of children with special needs.

Yoga for the Special Child Part 1 is the very first program in our methodology that everyone must take. It is a comprehensive, hands on, experiential course that will help you gain all the tools and skills you need to start teaching yoga to children with special needs. The course is open to yoga teachers, yoga students, school teachers, health practitioners, OT, PT, parents of children with special needs and everyone who is interested in helping children with special needs through the means of yoga.

The Method Sonia Sumar pioneered over 50 years ago, is rooted in classical Hatha Yoga, therefore it carries all of its components : voice work- chanting, eyes exercises, breathing work- pranayama, physical exercise, asanas, deep relaxation and meditation- yoga nidra. It is a safe and gentle but yet extremely powerful therapeutic yoga approach that has been helping improve the life of children and adults with special needs across the globe. The method is suitable for any age and any conditions. 

Our therapeutic Program includes:​

  • An integrated series of balanced Yoga poses to increase body awareness and

  • strength.

  • Specialized breathing exercises and relaxation techniques to improve

  • concentration.

  • An early intervention program to assure the healthy formative development of

  • infants, toddlers and children.

 

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UPCOMING COURSES

October 01-07 -Times (GMT +00:00) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm/ Last day 08:00am-12:00pm (IN PERSON) - London, UK

Yoga for the Special Child 95H Certification Program - Part 2 (55H)

Training with Sonia Sumar (Sivakami)

£987 (Early bird - register by August 31 £907) - register here

October07-09 -Times (GMT +00:00) 8:00 am - 4:30 pm/ Friday 06:00pm-09:00pm (IN PERSON) - London, UK

Teaching Asana Adjustments and Sequences (18H)

CPD with Renata Gaertner 

£440 (Early bird - register by August 31 £400) - register here

October 15-21 - Times 9:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  (IN PERSON ONLY) Coimbatore, India 

Yoga for the Special Child 95H Certification Program - Part 1 (48H)

Training with Sonia Sumar (Sivakami) and co-teacher Lakshmi Nadia

to register contact the Integral Yoga Institute Coimbatore here

November 2-4 - Times 8:00 am - 3:00 pm  (ONLINE) 

Get Ready to Learn:  Yoga in the Classroom (18H)

Training with Anne Buckley- Reen  

$500 Zelle/Check or $530 PayPal/Wire

register

November 09-15 - Times (TAIWAN TIME - GMT +8) - 08am-05pm/ Last day 08am to 12pm.  - ENGLISH / CHINESE - (IN PERSON) - Aditi Yoga Studio, Taipei, Taiwan

Yoga for the Special Child 95H Certification Program - Part 2 (55H)

Training with Sonia Sumar

contact program coordinator for price and to register 

November 11-13 - Times (EST) Friday 6;00pm- 9:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am- 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm (IN PERSON) New York, NY

Teaching Asana Adjustments and Sequences (18H)

CPD with Renata Gaertner 

$500(wire/paypal)/ $470 (Zelle) - register here