for SPECIFIC HEALTH NEEDS
Guided Relaxation to Relax, Refresh, Restore, Renew
Art & yoga provide the ideal platform to clear and focus the mind, direct awareness, improve physical and mental health, and spark creativity and learning. Enhance the mind-body connection by moving the body in gentle, accessible yoga exercises designed to rebalance the left and right hemispheres of the body and brain and explore a variety of art media designed to inspire creativity, encourage mind-body collaboration, and create greater calm in the mind and body. This curriculum was developed in collaboration with Meghan Lally, curriculum and arts-education specialist with a background in Harvard Project Zero Thinking Routines, Visual Thinking Strategies, and Inquiry-Based Pedagogy.
Art & Yoga
Meditative Practices for Greater Focus & Creativity
Uniquely designed to offer children and young adults with autism an opportunity to develop skills for personal empowerment and emotional balance, and to explore their own physical strength and coordination. Participants will practice breathing techniques, yoga poses, cross-body work, and mindfulness activities based in themes such as trust, self-care, and connecting with their own goodness and joy. This class is led by Lisa Danahy (E-RYT 200, RCYT) who is trained in Kripalu Yoga in Schools and is a registered Radiant Child Yoga trainer. In creating the curriculum for this class, Lisa draws on her background in education, her BA in Psychology, and her specialized training in working with individuals with autism.
Yoga for Autism
Tools for Non-Verbal Communicators
Experience deeper levels of inner relaxation than you ever imagined possible.
Give yourself permission to rest, balance, and restore, tapping into new sources of energy.
This inspired meditation practice will awaken your whole being, allowing you to enjoy life fully.
There is nothing required of you but to lie down and listen. Through the use of body sensing, breath awareness, guided imagery and other practices, you will be systematically guided on a journey through your whole being. Switch from flight or fight into the relaxation response – your body’s natural healing state and bring on revitalization, regeneration, equilibrium, and deep healing.
Feel a new connection with yourself like you’ve never felt before, letting go of everyday concerns, limiting beliefs, and anything holding you back from being your best self, fully alive and thriving.
Yoga for Specific Health Needs
Prenatal, Athletes, Recovery from Injury & Illness
Working with professionals in the fields of physical therapy, childbirth, anatomy and alignment, and sports medicine, specialized classes are designed to provided individualized support for a wide variety of health needs. Some of the services provided to our client in the past have included:
* pelvic floor dysfunction * aneurysm * joint injury or instability * scoliosis & spine weakness * posture & core strengthening * weight imbalances * sports injuries * prenatal * post-childbirth * strength conditioning * beginner yoga & meditation instruction