16 May2011May 16, 2011
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Yoga for the Special Child (Video)

Coming across the Special Child Yoga website, warmed my heart. I feel that yoga is for EVERY Body, regardless of age, ability or life path. To find a woman passionate about bring yoga to children with with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly, Autism and other developmental disabilities, is truly a gift.  These methods also provide an effective treatment...

28 Apr2011April 28, 2011
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Mom Uses Kids Yoga to Treat Son’s Autism (Video)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvWJpE1ZT78 Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) will benefit from yoga since it addresses both the physical and emotional symptoms of the disorder. The typical gross motor delay, low muscle tone and impaired coordination of ASD often result in low self-esteem and lack of confidence which can extend to other areas of life. Yoga is an appropriate...

27 Jan2011January 27, 2011
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Yoga Flexible Fun for Autistic Children

Yoga instructor Nicole Calvano photographed at her home in East Brunswick. (Mary Iuvone / For The Times) By For The Times | NJ.com PLAINSBORO – Nicole Calvano, smiling serenely and exuding limitless patience, sat the small gathering of children and parents in a circle. Calvano, 28, of East Brunswick, yoga instructor and passionate advocate for...