Yoga is a holistic healing system for creating harmony and balance on all levels: body, mind, emotions and spirit. Yoga comprises a wide range of mind / body practices, ranging from postural and breathing exercises to deep relaxation, emotion culturing and meditation. Yoga therapy tailors these to the health needs of the individual. Yoga therapy is also suitable for children with special needs ( see below).
In addition to promoting all-round positive health, yoga can act as a therapy for specific health problems such as:
Yoga therapy can help people to manage their health problems more effectively, alongside prescribed medical treatments. It is particularly appropriate for conditions which persist despite conventional medical treatment. Yoga therapy seeks to complement, rather than replace, modern medicine.
Yoga therapy includes:
A programme will be given to one to one clients for home practice.
YOGA FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Yoga therapy for children with special needs includes gentle yoga postures, breathing exercises and relaxation and it complements modern medical treatments such as physiotherapy, speech and language therapy. Yoga encourages the natural development of children to help them to achieve their maximum potential.
Yoga can help:
* increase attention and concentration
* improve cognitive and motor skills
* improve muscle tone, flexibility, postural alignment and balance
* reduce anxiety and hyperactivity
* improve respiration
* increase self esteem
One-to-one yoga sessions supporting children with a wide range of conditions including, Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, ADD, ADHD and other physical and developmental difficulties.
Therapeutic Yoga class for: people with Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome , arthritis, depression, cancer or recovering from surgery, or illness, or who wish to practise yoga in a gentle way.