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Yoga for the Special Child

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232 Hidden Bay Drive

Osprey, FL, United States

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

Languages

ENGLISH, PORTUGUESE, SPANISH, JAPANESE

About Yoga for the Special Child

Yoga for the Special Child® , LLC is a comprehensive Program of Yoga techniques designed to enhance the natural development of children with special needs. Our style of Yoga is gentle and beneficial - safe for babies and children with  Down Syndrome ,  Cerebral...

Yoga for the Special Child®, LLC is a comprehensive Program of Yoga techniques designed to enhance the natural development of children with special needs. Our style of Yoga is gentle and beneficial - safe for babies and children 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
Yoga for the Special Child®, 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 40 years.

First Registered May 2004

Online Services

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WWW.specialyoga.com

contact yscinfo@gmail.com courses offered livestream on Zoom platform
Offers RYS 200 Trainings per 2021 RYS Online Exemption, RYS 300 Trainings per 2021 RYS Online Exemption, RCYS Trainings per 2021 RYS Online Exemption and Yoga Classes

Upcoming Training Dates

RYS® 200

Aug 2, 2021—Dec 15, 2021
Yoga for the Special Child - RYS200
Jun 28, 2021—Jul 16, 2021
Yoga for the Special Child - RYS200
Jul 13, 2020—Aug 31, 2021
Yoga for the Special Child - RYS200

RYS® 300

Mar 1, 2020—Apr 1, 2023
Hatha Teacher Training-Sonia Sumar Method 300H

RCYS®

Jun 14, 2021—Jun 25, 2021
Yoga for the Special Child - RCYS
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First Registered May 2004

School Reviews

Total Reviews: 50

By Tin Yan Wong E-RYT® 200, RCYT®, YACEP®

May 11, 2021

Full Review

By Cheryl Albright E-RYT® 200, YACEP®

Apr 12, 2021

Recommend this course to all yoga teachers even if they are not going to work with children. Full Review

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Teaching Staff

Renata Sumar Gaertner (MahaJyoti)

E-RYT® 500, RCYT®, YACEP®

Sonia Sumar

E-RYT® 500, RCYT®, YACEP®

Erin Shanthi Haddock

E-RYT® 500, RCYT®, YACEP®

Sherry LeBlanc

E-RYT® 500, RCYT®, YACEP®

Denisa Nenova Denisa Nenova

E-RYT® 500, RCYT®

Ryoko Ohtaki Ryoko Ohtaki

RYT® 200, RCYT®

Kathy Randolph

E-RYT® 200, RCYT®, YACEP®

Elizabeth Wivell Elizabeth Wivell

RYT® 200, RCYT®

All Teaching Staff (8)
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