Programs for public and special needs schools are specifically designed to fit into the students schedule and needs. Danielle works with the schools director to come up with a program that will work best for the students in the facility.
Danielle Rae's Preschool programs in the classroom:
Yoga on your bottoms was created to bring yoga to a large group of preschool students at a time. An entire class consisting of up to 20 children can sit on their bottoms without mats and receive all the benefits of yoga. This is a 30 minute program.
Professional Resume: Nassau Suffolk Services for Autism, Play Groups Preschool, Head Start Huntington and East Northport, Head Start Bay Area, Kiddie Academy Greenlawn and Islip, Kids Plus, Friendship Circle at the Chia Center, Little Flower Children's Services, Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, Dix Hill Soar Program, Camp Bright Star, Temple Chazak, Lifes Work, B.E.S.T Learning Center, Pines Elementary special needs program, Hauppauge Middle School, Learning Adventure and Nassau and Suffolk County Girl Scouts
Yoga on the Farm and Yoga on the Safari DVD were created for kids 3-9 and special abilities of all ages. These videos are a great tool to add to you school day and enrichment programs.
What else are they saying about yoga....
"Bullying"....we hear a lot about this in today's world with You Tube, Facebook and social media... learning a simple breathing technique, practicing yoga poses weekly in a class or at home can help release stress and toxins in the child's body that may be leading to outbursts and unacceptable behaviors towards others.
Add yoga to your anti-bulling programs.
National Autism Resources says... "Increasingly there is becoming more interest in Yoga for children with autism and special needs. Yoga promotes mental and physical well-being, allowing kids to strengthen their bodies while simultaneously calming themselves. Occupational Therapy benefits children by helping focus energy into appropriate movement and function, organizing sensory systems and increasing body awareness and coordination skills. Yoga helps children to grade the force of their movements because the slow movements and poses are not pushing their muscles to full extension. Children increase muscle strength while developing body awareness and where their body is in space. Yoga also helps both gross and fine motor strength, breath support, and concentration skills."
A study by California State University researchers in Los Angeles found that
practicing yoga helps students' academic performance, overall health and
Please email Danielle to create your schools program.
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