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 for children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder, ADHD and Learning Disabilities.
Sonia Sumar is this amazing woman who has written a book “Yoga for the Special Child” You can learn more by visiting her web site.
I am grateful for the opportunity to review this book.
This book is an amazing resource for parents and teachers with special needs and who are interested in yoga. She shares the developmental milestones of children with/without disabilities and downs syndrome. She shares her own personal story with her daughters need and the benefits she received from yoga as well as many others stories and letters from parents.
Sonia also shared early prevention, as well as postures for all ages, from birth to three years and up! Many of these are similar to poses we do in classes with babies, toddler and kids free of disabilities…. all benefit from yoga!
I am truly inspired and more passionate that ever that yoga can change the world one heart at a time.
Please watch this amazing video with Jo Manuel