Related Website

http://www.happyheartsyoga.com/

Workshop Description

As we seek to support and enhance the quality of life for persons and families living with Autism, research and experience demonstrate the usefulness of creative expression and fitness as ways to tend to the whole person. Art and movement are wonderful holistic strategies complementing other interventions.

This program is designed to help you:

1. Learn simple breathing techniques for stress reduction

2. Observe and experience easy yoga movements useful in various settings

3. Explore how mindfulness improves focus and attention

4. Discover Art as a powerful way to integrate and advance educational & therapeutic interventions

5. Promote the beauty and uniqueness of our Spectrum persons through creative expression.

Location

Olney Hall 207

Start Date

4-5-2012 1:30 PM

End Date

4-5-2012 3:00 PM

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May 4th, 1:30 PM May 4th, 3:00 PM

Yoga and Art as Creative Bridges for Autism

Olney Hall 207

As we seek to support and enhance the quality of life for persons and families living with Autism, research and experience demonstrate the usefulness of creative expression and fitness as ways to tend to the whole person. Art and movement are wonderful holistic strategies complementing other interventions.

This program is designed to help you:

1. Learn simple breathing techniques for stress reduction

2. Observe and experience easy yoga movements useful in various settings

3. Explore how mindfulness improves focus and attention

4. Discover Art as a powerful way to integrate and advance educational & therapeutic interventions

5. Promote the beauty and uniqueness of our Spectrum persons through creative expression.

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