One of the great things about the wellness industry at this point and time in our society is the variety and the availability of holistic tools and techniques available for those who are seeking transformation. That transformation may be internal, external, or both depending on where that person is on their life’s journey.Read More
Yoga has many benefits and those benefits apply to those living with intellectual and physical disabilities as well as the general population. The beauty of yoga is that modifications are limitless. The class may not look like a typical yoga class but this is where modifications and creativity come into play. When teaching anything new instructors should be well informed about the audience and prepared to provide a class to meets the needs of those who are participating. For example, those living with Down’s syndrome tend to have low muscle tone and are susceptible to respiratory problems so yoga poses like warrior, mountain pose and pranayama (deep breathing) and may address those medical issues.
Here are five tips for teaching yoga to students with disabilities:Read More
Many times when we ask God for something we are thrilled when He says, "Yes". But, what is our reaction when we hear a resounding "No" or nothing at all? For me, a no is one thing but silence from God would send me into a tailspin. I spent years trying to figure out what the silence meant. During the silence I would look for signs and wonders and beat myself up wondering what sins had I overlooked.Read More