Workshops and Events

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 JUNE 2017

YOGA FOR THE SPECIAL CHILD® BASIC 1 PROGRAM

BasicPart1 Reno 2017

The Yoga Center – Reno offers Yoga for the Special Child® Basic 1 Program, a comprehensive training course in the theory and practice of teaching yoga to babies and children with learning or developmental disabilities, from June 17 to June 23, 2017  at 720 Tahoe Street #C, Reno, NV 89509.

Sonia Sumar and Kathy Randolph
Sonia Sumar, creator of Yoga for the Special Child®, with Kathy Randolph, Licensed Yoga for the Special Child® Program Teacher.

Using hands-on instruction and video, Licensed Yoga for the Special Child® Program Teacher Kathy Randolph teaches participants how to adapt yoga for the successive stages in a special child’s development, from infancy through adolescence.

Designed for parents, yoga teachers, educators, physical and occupational therapists, and health care professionals, this program provides the basic tools for teaching yoga to children with special needs. No previous experience in yoga is required to attend this teacher training program. Benefits to children participating in Yoga for the Special Child® – the Sonia Sumar Method are mindfulness, concentration, physical ease, emotional balance, and ultimately peace of mind and happiness.

Randolph’s week-long session addresses the following topics: choosing the most effective yoga routine, creating the optimum home and classroom environment, specialized breathing exercises and relaxation techniques to improve concentration, and adapting yoga techniques to children with different syndromes and disorders. Populations addressed include individuals living with: autism, Down Syndrome, cerebral palsy, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other cognitive and learning disabilities.

Contact Kathy for more info or questions.   Click here for the Registration Letter with information about the program schedule, transportation, lodging, what to bring, etc.

Click here for more info on our annual certification programs at The Yoga Center – Reno.  Click here for Yoga for the Special Child® Program dates and locations around the world.

 YOGA FOR THE SPECIAL CHILD® CONTINUING EDUCATION

ON ARTHRITIS AND SCLERODERMA

 

June 24 to 26, 2017 Yoga for the Special Child® Continuing Education on Arthritis and Scleroderma. This is your opportunity to take both trainings back to back in 10 days and be a Yoga for Scleroderma Practitioner.  Yoga for Scleroderma was developed by Kathy using Yoga for the Special Child – the Sonia Sumar Method, and has been taught at Scleroderma Conferences since 2002, and presented in the DVD Yoga for Scleroderma and the 2 DVD set Assisted Yoga for Scleroderma.  See our Yoga for Scleroderma page for more details.

Contact Kathy for more info or questions.  Click here for the Registration Letter with information about the program schedule, transportation, lodging, what to bring, etc.   Click here for more information about the Continuing Education Program on the YOGA FOR THE SPECIAL CHILD® webpage.  See our Yoga for Scleroderma Certification Program page for pictures and details on our 2016 trainings.