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The Sonia Sumar Method - Yoga for All Abilities

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6255 Sturbridge Court

Sarasota, FL, USA

Types of Yoga Taught

Alignment-Oriented Yoga

Specialty Yoga

Trainings Formats

Part-time
spread out over time

Modules
several, shorter immersions

Non-residential
trainees commute to the program

Weekends only

Destination / retreat

Languages

ENGLISH, PORTUGUESE, SPANISH, JAPANESE, CHINESE

About The Sonia Sumar Method - Yoga for All Abilities

The Sonia Sumar Method - Yoga for all Abilities ®, LLC   is a comprehensive Program of Yoga techniques designed to enhance the natural development of children and adults with disabilities. Our style of Yoga is gentle and beneficial - safe for babies, toddlers, children,...

The Sonia Sumar Method - Yoga for all Abilities®, LLC is a comprehensive Program of Yoga techniques designed to enhance the natural development of children and adults with disabilities. Our style of Yoga is gentle and beneficial - safe for babies, toddlers, children, teens and adults with Down SyndromeCerebral Palsy, Microcephaly, Autism and other developmental disabilities. These methods also provide an effective help for children with Attention Deficit DisorderADHD and Learning Disabilities.

Our Program includes:
  • An integrated series of balanced Yoga poses to increase body awareness, strength and 
  • Specialized breathing exercises and relaxation techniques to improve concentration and 
  • An early intervention program to assure the healthy formative development of infants and toddlers
The Sonia Sumar Method - Yoga for all Abilities®, LLC training Programs offer a unique learning environment for children and their parents, special education teachers, Yoga teachers and health care professionals. Courses are taught by internationally renowned Yoga Teacher and author Sonia Sumar, whose innovative teaching methods have been improving the lives of children with special needs for over 50 years.

First Registered May 2004

Upcoming Training Dates

RYS® 200

Feb 17, 2024—Nov 3, 2024
The Sonia Sumar Method - 200H Hatha Yoga Training Program

RCYS®

Oct 12, 2024—Oct 18, 2024
The Sonia Sumar Method - Yoga for All Abilities 95H Certification Program
Aug 2, 2024—Aug 11, 2024
The Sonia Sumar Method - Yoga for All Abilities 95H Certification Program
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Financial Assistance

Scholarships

Parents of children with additional needs/disabilities are eligible to receive a partial scholarship.

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First Registered May 2004

School Reviews

Total Reviews: 56

By Marjolijn Nepveu E-RYT® 200, YACEP®

May 22, 2024

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By Aditi Yoga Studio E-RYT® 200

Apr 25, 2024

The Sonia Sumar Method - Yoga for All Abilities is a method that has changed my life and so many others. It is a method that has helped in the community of special needs for more than 50+ years. I'm lucky that I have the chance to encounter this method. Full Review

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Teaching Staff

Renata Sumar Gaertner (MahaJyoti)

E-RYT® 500, RCYT®, YACEP®

Sonia Sumar

E-RYT® 500, RCYT®, YACEP®

Cheryl Albright

E-RYT® 200, YACEP®

Erin Shanthi Haddock

E-RYT® 500, RCYT®, YACEP®

Denisa Nenova Denisa Nenova

E-RYT® 500, RCYT®

Kathy Randolph

E-RYT® 500, RCYT®, YACEP®

Elizabeth Wivell Elizabeth Wivell

RYT® 200, RCYT®

All Teaching Staff (7)
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