Portugal: YOGA FOR THE SPECIAL CHILD with Sonia Sumar in Algarve

| 12-11, 2014

Almancil | 07-13 March, 2015

   YOGA FOR THE SPECIAL CHILD with Sonia Sumar in Almancil – Algarve.

Sonia Sumar, founder of the Yoga Program for the Special Child Program will guide this workshop in the School of Life in Almancil – Algarve

“”An excellent therapeutic program–clear, comprehensive, and compassionate. I was particularly impressed by the profound transformation in Sonia’s Students, which came as a direct result of their practicing Yoga.”
Dean Ornish, M.D., author of Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease


This course is open to occupational and physiotherapists; yoga instructors and students; and families of special children.

Yoga for the Special Child®, LLC is a comprehensive Program of Yoga techniques designed to enhance the natural development of children with special needs. Sonia Sumar’s style of therapeutic Yoga is gentle and safe for babies and children with Down’s Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly, Autism and other developmental disabilities. These methods also provide an effective treatment for children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder, ADHD, and Learning Disabilities.

About Sonia Sumar

Sonia Sumar, founder of the Yoga for the Special Child® Program, is an internationally renowned Yoga therapist and author. She has been teaching yoga therapy for 40 years. Her innovative methods have been improving the lives of children with special needs in South America, USA, Europe and Asia. Sonia Sumar’s pioneering work with special needs children is recognized internationally. When her second daughter Roberta was born with Down’s Syndrome, Sonia used Yoga as an early intervention therapy for her. Over the years, her daughter was able to achieve near-normal test results in school and function socially and physically on par with other children her age. Sonia expanded her Yoga Therapy System to include children with other learning and developmental disabilities. Yoga for the Special Child®, LLC significantly enhances the child’s physical, mental and emotional developments in a safe and gentle manner.

Sonia is a member of and recognized by Yoga Alliance; IYTA (Integral Yoga Teachers Association); YREC (Yoga Research Educational Center); and IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists).
Tuition Fees: 550 € – BOOK BEFORE 15 January 2015: 450 €
Upon booking, a 50% deposit is required – Maximum number of participants: 22
ProgramSaturday 7th – Friday 13th – Daily program 9.00am – 4.30pm & Friday 12th- 9.00am-11.00am
If you require accommodation at Quinta da Calma, please email info@quintadacalma.com
Location: Quinta da Calma, Almancil – Portugal
Enquiries and bookings contactLucy Cannon (Luckshmi) luckshmi108@gmail.com Filmography www.specialyoga.com href=”http://www.quintadacalma.com”www.quintadacalma.com

Start: Sat, 07-Mar-2015, 9:00  –  End: Fri, 13-Mar-2015, 11:00
Email: luckshmi108@gmail.comWeb: www.quintadacalma.com – T: 289 394 255

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