YOGA, CHILD’S PLAY
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*University & multi-center Licensure available upon request; all courses single user only
*5.0 NBCOT contact hours
Michelle Star CYT, IYT, Reiki Master/ART (Advanced)
Yoga, Child’s Play interactive movie course will provide participants with the knowledge and expertise needed to complement and individualize treatment strategies for multiple pediatric diagnoses. Such diagnoses include Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, ADHD and learning disabilities. The course will enhance conventional therapeutic approaches and provide alternative methods of treatment. The course content includes balanced yoga poses to increase body awareness, position in space, strength and flexibility. Also, specialized breathing exercises and relaxation techniques to improve concentration and reduce hyperactivity. All of the above directly relates to therapy provided in the pediatric settings. The course also will provide participants with the knowledge and expertise needed to offer the same benefits of increased body awareness, position in space, strength, flexibility, improved concentration and relaxation to healthy children. Note: This course provides conceptual preparation to seek additional training, and does not provide you a mentored hands-on skills session. Please seek additional experience, with a mentor, to perform hands-on skills.
Review basic yoga techniques with conventional pediatric approaches.
List specialized breathing exercises and relaxation techniques to improve concentration and reduce hyperactivity in the special needs child as well as the healthy child.
Integrate a series of balanced yoga poses to increase body awareness, position in space, and build strength and flexibility in the special needs child and the healthy child.
View how to challenge muscles and thinking skills at the same time.
View how to utilize yoga techniques with muscle strengthening and re-education process that leads to functional mobility activities as well as an increase in activities of daily living for the pediatric population.
Describe how to increase range of motion, trunk stability and ambulation with the pediatric population.
Adjunctive DVDs available for some courses for an additional fee. Call 727-560-5552 for details
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