The mission of Yoga class of Aspiration for Autism is to inspire all children to practice joyful, playful self-expressive Yoga.We are an Autism organization offering Yoga classes, Teacher Trainings, curriculum, and continuing education . Our commitment is to educate and empower adults to share Yoga with Kids, everywhere.
Each of our original Lesson Plans are designed to evoke learning, adventure, self-expression and fun. Good for kids & adults, alike.
Why yoga for people with autism ?
Yoga class for autism was designed to meet the challenges of those with an autism spectrum disorder(ASD), including individuals with Sensory Integration Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, High Functioning Autism and Classic Autism. In addition to the benefits typically associated with yoga – improved strength, flexibility and breathing.
When someone with ASD can feel more calm comfortable in his body,with less pain and anxiety, it is easier for him to control his behavior,learn new sills and enjoy social interactions.
Yoga helps a students body to get out of the ‘fight,flight or freeze’ response, and to feel more relaxed and less anxious.
Yoga also facilitates deeper inhaling and exhaling, which calm the nervous system. At its core, yoga is mean to deepen spiritual awareness.
All ages and abilities welcome. Designed to teach the fundamentals of yoga and effective breathing techniques.