This exciting course examines treatment of children of all ages with ASD, ADHD, anxiety, OCD, cerebral palsy, self-regulation disorders, degenerative neuro muscular conditions, learning disabilities, executive functioning deficits, and motor planning challenges through yoga, breath, and sound.
- CEU DETAILS
This DYNAMIC workshop shares clinically tested individual yoga therapy protocols as well as the therapeutic use of specific yoga modalities and modifications for various populations. This program highlights the use of therapeutic YOGA for INDIVIDUAL treatment sessions and strategies for even your most challenging clients. Through experiential labs participants will focus on the physical, regulatory, physiological, sensory-motor and emotional benefits of specific therapeutic yoga postures, breath-work and relaxation techniques. Breath and sound and relaxation exercises to enhance regulation, endurance and organization will be highlighted. Clinical care analysis will demonstrate the therapeutic benefits of each sequence with children challenged by:
Motor planning issues
General development issues
A program sequence DVD from Anne’s Get Ready with Yogaseries will be included with this course.
Following completion of this course, participants will:
Describe the specific motor, sensory, biochemical and neurophysiologic benefits of a therapeutic yoga program.
Discuss how, when and why to use yoga to
address individual therapeutic goals.
Become familiar with a basic classroom yoga program.
Discusshow to address self regulatory goals with specific yoga practices.
Implement a yoga program designed to build body awareness, motor planning and motor development.
Improve attention and self regulation via yogic breathing practices
Enhance relatedness and develop circles of communication with yoga.
Describe how a basic yoga practice influences digestion, metabolism and elimination and enhances immune function.
Describe the use of yoga as a daily “sensory diet”.
Anne Buckley-Reen, OTR, RYT has been a practicing pediatric therapist for 30+ years and a pioneer in the use of yoga as a therapeutic modality for the past 16 years. Her work with yoga has been researched, published and cited in numerous journal articles and is the foundation for a researched preparatory program widely used in NYC schools - special needs classrooms. Anne brings a wealth of treatment options to pediatric therapy through yoga and continues to expand her knowledge and sharing through her dynamic yoga trainings.
Financial Disclosures: Anne Buckley-Reen receives a speaking fee from Education Resources, Inc. for this course.
Non-Financial Disclosures: Anne Buckley-Reen has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children
29-01 216th Street
Bayside, NY 11360
This course meets the criteria for 13 contact hours (1.3
CEU's). Application has been made to the NJ Board of
Physical Therapy Examiners and approved by the PA
State Board of Physical Therapy. This workshop meets
accepted standards for continuing competence activities
Approved provider of 15.6 contact hours by the NY State
Board of Physical Therapy
Approved provider of continuing education
by the American Occupational
Therapy Association #3043, for 13 contact
hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process:
evaluation, intervention. The assignment of AOTA
CEU's does not imply endorsement of specific course
content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA.