Yoga has become a popular and beneficial activity for all ages and for good reason. For kids with a disability, in particular, yoga can help them breathe deeper, concentrate longer, and increase their self- confidence. In this video you can see how yoga can be adapted for kids of all abilities. Watch as each move is demonstrated by a single individual and how that move might play out in a class setting. Yoga should always be viewed as an individual practice. The way one child may be able to demonstrate a pose may look completely different from another child. Allow each student to move freely through their own practice.
Poses show in this video adapted from YogaFit® Kids and lead by Lori Watkins, Recreation Coordinator at Lakeshore Foundation.
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