Yoga for the Special Child: Public classes for children with special needs and abilities by Resilience Yoga, LLC
Wednesdays, 4:30-5:15 PM
Christine leads this therapeutic yoga series designed to benefit children with or at risk for special needs including developmental and physical diagnoses. Classes are designed to increase motor skills, balance and coordination, and strength and flexibility, while also improving self-regulation, social skills, concentration, and social skills. These classes incorporate a variety of therapeutic techniques. Contact Christine for more information and to sign up at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit her Facebook page for more information @resilienceyogamd.
Christine K. Dance, MSEd/RYT 500 and owner of Resilience Yoga, LLC, has been practicing yoga since 2000. In a serendipitous moment early in her career, Christine taught yoga in her classroom at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore and quickly realized the immense potential yoga has on all bodies and abilities. Since then, Christine has taught children’s and adult yoga in studios, schools, camps, special centers, and more. Christine is a registered 500 hour yoga teacher with certifications in Yoga for the Special Child, Childlight Yoga, Adaptive Yoga, and Trauma Sensitive Yoga with additional experience in developmental therapy, early intervention, and special education. Christine offers trainings to schools, studios, and special centers on the topics of yoga in education, yoga for special needs, yoga for emotional/behavioral regulation, the nervous system, and trauma sensitive yoga, while providing direct and indirect services to a variety of organizations. Christine is passionate about exploring the healing components of yoga for a variety of physical injuries/special conditions as well as the healing power of yoga for emotional traumas. She utilizes therapeutic techniques while fostering a safe environment to explore new physical abilities and achieve the impossible. In addition to yoga, Christine teaches psychology at Howard Community College.