Yoga for the Masses: Chicago Sun-Times Review of Yoga for Small Spaces

How can yoga be made more accessible for the masses? 

Tammy Chase of the Chicago Sun-Times includes a review of  Yoga for Small Spaces in her article looking at new products to make yoga accessible for all. 

 “Yoga for Small Spaces may be the perfect antidote to that sluggishness that inevitably arises during long, boring work conference calls.”

Yoga With a Twist – An Occupational Therapist’s Perspective

November 16, 2010 No Comments » Blog

Promoting health and wellness in the school setting.

by Melissa C. Fedosh

The author, an occupational therapist and registered yoga teacher, offers a “unique yoga program [ for kids]-Yoga with a Twist®–that incorporates the promotion of health and wellness in the school and community for children and youth.”

Occupational therapists are among the foremost promoters of using yoga in therapy.  Yoga, the author states ” is a great form of exercise and the benefits are wonderful at any age. Yoga is a social activity that is a great form of exercise that positively impacts physical and emotional health. A structured yoga class is a wonderfully rich sensory experience and can help open the lines of commutation, ultimately helping children learn functional coping strategies for dealing with stressful life situations.”

The author offers several unique yoga exercises including “What is in your sandwich?” stretch and “apple picking” stretch that can be used with a variety of age groups. 

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Original Source: Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners