Yoga for Special Needs
This is a CBC/CNN news report on Jenny's Yoga for Special Needs Program: View Video
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The Yoga for Special Needs is the end result of a one year process, where each lesson was piloted by Phys. Ed teacher Jason Williams in the Chignecto Regional School Board. Jenny spent many hours working with Jason and his twenty-eight special needs students, who inspired the content for this program.
This document draws on the Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Theory, by including music, mandalas, partner yoga, breathing techniques, asanas and meditation. There are fifteen sequential lesson plans, followed by specialized programs for Down Syndrome, Chair Yoga and Global Developmental Delay. Also found within these pages are inspiring and candid student testimonials and photos.