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Yoga for the Special Child – Basic 1

4/6/2019 to 4/11/2019
When: April 6- 11, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Five Keys Yoga
1818 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, Illinois  60657
United States
Presenter: Sponsor: Five Keys Yoga Center
Contact: Erin Haddock

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Yoga for the Special Child – Basic 1

Course Description: This week long training provides the essential tools for teaching yoga to children who have a variety of special needs. Through hands on instruction and live demo classes, participants will be guided to facilitate various yoga poses and exercises designed for each stage of the child's development. No prior yoga experience is necessary..


Speakers: Sonia Sumar, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, RCYT; Erin Haddock, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, RCYT


Course Objectives:

Course participants upon completion will be able to:


Learn to evaluate infants and children up to age 12 (ages 12+ covered in Basic 2) and prepare an optimum practice environment. Participants will be able to lead complete yoga classes for a wide range of needs. These exercises include mantra (sound), pranayama (breathing exercises), asana (yoga poses) and yoga nidra (guided relaxation). Participants will also be able to explain the benefits of these practices to parents, therapists and medical professionals.


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Program Content Area: Pediatrics, Health & Wellness
Course Type: Lecture, Lab and Q & A
Instructional Level: Basic
Intended Audience: PTs, PTAs, medical professionals, teachers, parents
CE Contact Hours: 42 CE
Course Approval: IPTA Approval #853-7388

This is a paid advertisement. The IPTA does not endorse nor guarantee the quality of non-IPTA courses, whether approved by the IPTA or through the IDFPR. IPTA approval of a course indicates that the course sponsor has submitted documentation which has met or exceeded at least the minimum requirements set forth in the IPTA standards for approval.

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