Benefits of Yoga for Special Needs Children

Yoga has been widely recognized throughout the USA and the United Kingdom as one of the fundamental pre-requisites for special needs children including:
a) Children who are in motor developmental therapy for: 

  • gross or fine motor skills
  • high / low muscle tone
  • sensory integration

b) Children with ADD or ADHD
c) Children with Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Pals or Autism
d) Children who suffer from asthma

Benefits of Yoga for Special Needs Children

Yoga has been widely recognized throughout the USA and the United Kingdom as one of the fundamental pre-requisites for special needs children including:
a) Children who are in motor developmental therapy for: 

  • gross or fine motor skills
  • high / low muscle tone
  • sensory integration

b) Children with ADD or ADHD
c) Children with Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Pals or Autism
d) Children who suffer from asthma

In general, the Yoga4Kids curriculum is highly beneficial for children who suffer from the following:

  • Too much or too little energy 
  • Poor nutrition & problems with weight
  • Depression & anxiety 
  • Inability to express or free emotions 
  • Poor posture
  • Over stimulation (not having the necessary skills to “shut off”)
  • High sensitivity levels 
  • Constant pressure to compete & perform 
  • Low muscle tone 
  • High stress levels which result in low attention spans and decreased concentration & social skills