Founder of BodyLogique, Barbara Gini discusses yoga for children with autism spectrum disorders. This in depth interview includes the benefits of yoga for children with autism, common adaptations of yoga poses, techniques to improve sensory integration, ways to promote social interaction, and underscores the importance of learning how to relax. Teachers, parents, therapists and aides who work with children with autism will greatly benefit from Barbara’s wealth of expertise.
Listen here [audio:http://www.elephantjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/yoga_for_autism.mp3]
If you enjoyed this interview visit Yogainmyschool.com on iTunes for many more that you can download to your iPod. Upcoming guests this spring include Lynn Hasselberger of myEARTH360, Eoin Finn, Hari Bhajan Khalsa of YogaMint and more.
Other resources for further information on Yoga for Autism include:
- Yoga for Children with Autism
- Yoga a Gift for Children with Autism
- Yoga for Children with Autism interview with Stacey Betts
- Yoga for Children with Special Needs interview with Craig Hanauer
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