One of the topics I am asked about often is social skills.  The importance of social learning for all children, but especially children with hidden challenges & special needs cannot be emphasized enough.

 

In many of my adaptive yoga programs I've observed not only the 'bringing together' of mind and body, but also the bringing together of friendships, some unlikely on the surface at first, but then watching them growing spontaneously out of small groups sessions, camp programs as well as school and studio based classes. I have actively looked for ways to build opportunities for social  learning into these programs and so far, its been very effective.

 

There are several creative ways these skills can be taught in the classroom or in the studio.  Read More Here

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