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What Kids with Special Needs Taught Me About Yoga

I looked over the damaged carrot patch. Bunnies had shorn the tops off; turning the frilly fronds into scant spikes. I sighed and wondered, Why do I bother? I was headed for trouble when I focused on  “getting something” out of the garden. But this time the bunny...

Yoga for the Special Child: Teaching Asanas, Adjustments & Sequences

The Integral Yoga Affiliate program "Yoga for the Special Child" is offering a continuing professional development workshop focusing on teaching asanas, adjustments, and sequences. The workshop will be taught by Renata Sumar Gaertner C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, RCYT from...

Yoga for the Special Child Trainings – Summer/Early Fall 2022

Yoga for the Special Child, the inspiring Integral Yoga Affiliate program taught by Sonia Sivakami Sumar is now registering for summer and early fall 2022. Yoga for the Special Child® training programs offer a unique learning environment for children and their...

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Integral Yoga Therapy Virtual Open House: May 14, 2022

Integral Yoga Therapy Virtual Open House: May 14, 2022

The Integral Yoga Therapy Certification Program is excited to announce their annual Virtual Open House on Saturday, May 14th from 12–1:30pm EST. The open house is a chance for all who are interested in better understanding what it takes to become an Integral Yoga...

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Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training – Starts May 6, 2022

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training – Starts May 6, 2022

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training 85-Hour Yoga Alliance RPYT Certification taught in New York by Beth Donnelly Cabán, Lara Kohn Thompson and Jenna "JB" Brown begins May 6, 2022. This training is sponsored by the Integral Yoga Institute of New York and prepares Yoga...

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Foundations of Integral Yoga Therapy – Online

Foundations of Integral Yoga Therapy – Online

A  special training for Yoga teachers and health professionals seeking to understand and put the foundations of Integral Yoga Therapy into their professional practices. This IAYT-certified program will run from November 9 to December 21, 2021 and be held online. Dive...

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The Sonia Sumar Method Annual Conference: October 8 – 10

The Sonia Sumar Method Annual Conference: October 8 – 10

The Third Annual Conference of the Sonia Sumar Method will be held online October 8 – 10, 2021. This year's theme is: "Unity in Diversity." Sonia Sivakami Sumar, is an Integral Yoga teacher and therapist who developed Yoga for the Special Child (YSC). The Conference...

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Mental Health, Brain Science, and Yoga – Online

Mental Health, Brain Science, and Yoga – Online

Amy Wheeler, Ph.D., C-IAYT and M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D., C-IAYT will present an online workshop on "Mental Health, Brain Science and Yoga" from July 28 - August 3, 2021. For everyone, especially mental health professionals, Yoga teachers, Yoga therapists, and...

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Yoga Lessons from the Disability Community

Yoga Lessons from the Disability Community

I’ve been thinking a lot about 2020 and what a tumultuous year it has been. I’m not of the mindset that once we reach 2021 things will magically change, but I am hopeful for a brighter future for all of us. 2020 offered the opportunity to explore accessibility in so...

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Adaptive Yoga in Hong Kong

Adaptive Yoga in Hong Kong

South China Morning Post, one of Hong Kong's leading news agencies featured Integral Yoga teacher and therapist, Hersha Chellaram on their "Listen to Her" series. A longtime Hong Kong resident, Hersha's  YAMA foundation has been working to make Yoga accessible to some...

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