Darlene D'Arezzo, Author at Shanti Generation

Social-Emotional Benefits of Yoga for Children with Special Needs

Social-Emotional Benefits of Yoga for Children with Special Needs

In my last blog post, Physical Benefits of Yoga for Children with Special Needs, I noted that the benefits of yoga extend far beyond muscle conditioning, flexibility, and physical fitness. As children learn about their bodies through yoga postures, they learn about their minds through meditation. Meditation exercises alter the physical structure of our brains. […]

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Physical Benefits of Yoga for Children with Special Needs

Physical Benefits of Yoga for Children with Special Needs

Special needs is a broad term used to describe children (and adults) with mild to profound medical, physical-motor, social-emotional, and/or cognitive issues. Children with special needs may be receiving care from a team of physicians and therapists. Their days may be quite busy with much time and energy spent between school, medical appointments, and therapy […]

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