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October 10–13, 2014 Friday–Monday 3 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Yoga for Children with ADHD, Autism, and Those Who Are Differently Abled

Presenter(s)
Shakta Khalsa and Allison Morgan
Shakta Khalsa

Shakta Khalsa, E-RYT 500, is the author of five well-known yoga books, a Montessori educator, and the founder of one of the first and most comprehensive training programs for children’s yoga, Radiant Child Yoga, established…
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Allison Morgan

Allison Morgan, MA, OTR, RYT-200, is an occupational therapist who has worked with children for more than two decades. She has extensive experience treating children with a variety of diagnoses. Allison is a trainer for…
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Program Details

For all levels, including yoga teachers, therapists, and people who work with special-needs children.

Children with special needs? Perhaps, but we prefer to think of them as children with special intentions.

Learn how to reach the hearts and minds of these unique children with creativity, intuition, and therapeutic tools. In the process, discover empowering Kundalini Yoga practices that nurture you as a caregiver.

This training teaches you how to integrate yoga into the home life and therapeutic treatment of children with learning and developmental challenges, as well as those with physical challenges such as cerebral palsy and Down syndrome.

Using yoga postures, games, brain-body exercises, and affirmative songs, you learn to work with

  • Breath, to enhance self-regulation and calmness
  • Movement, to improve coordination and flexibility, and help organize the nervous system
  • Meditation and relaxation, to decrease stress, promote the ability to focus, and foster peace of mind.

Discover the richness of life with these special children as you reach them where they are, using playful yoga tools to move together into a more peaceful, joyful space.

Recommended reading and viewing Shakta Khalsa, Fly Like a Butterfly: Yoga for Children and Yoga in Motion (DVD), available at www.childrensyoga.com.

Note Tuition includes a manual. Please bring Fly Like a Butterfly: Yoga for Children to the program. It will be available for purchase in the Kripalu Shop. For more information about this training, please visit www.childrensyoga.com.

Additional OT and PT continuing education units may apply; more information is
available here.


CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 18 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
  • 18 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge