Asanas for Autism and Special Needs Trainings and Workshops for Children and Adults with Special Needs!

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Asanas for Autism and Special Needs is a Registered Yoga School

through Yoga Alliance 

Are you a...

  • ​Yoga Teacher

  • Yoga Therapist

  • Pediatric Physical Therapist

  • Occupational Therapist

  • Speech Therapist

  • Behavior Specialist

  • Educator

  • Mental Health Practitioner

  • Pediatric or School Nurse

  • Parent 

  • A.P.E. Teacher

  • Social Worker

  • Someone who is passionate about sharing yoga with children of all abilities

If so...you've come to the right place! Nothing in life is a coincidence.

Click on the Boxes/Links to see details about each training!

NEW ONLINE OFFERING!

 

From Anxious to Embodied and Empowered 

 

Integrating Yoga and Somatic Movement through a Trauma Informed Lens to Support Children and Teens in Building Greater Capacity and Resilience

Self-Paced Online Course

Learn yoga and somatic tools to support children and teens with anxiety, depression, metal health challenges and trauma backgrounds 

Lead Trainer Shawnee Thornton Hardy

Click the box above for details!

 Asanas for Autism and Special Needs

95-hour Children's Yoga Certification with an emphasis on Making Yoga Inclusive and

Accessible to Diverse Populations

(Level 1 Training is a Prerequisite)

Participants will complete 70 hours of training with the lead trainer Shawnee Thornton Hardy C-IAYT, M.Ed., 500 E-RYT, RCYT to equal the 95-hour Children's Yoga Teacher Certification. Shawnee Thornton Hardy has worked with children and adults with special needs for 18+ years,  She is the author of Asanas for Autism and Special Needs - Yoga to Help Children with their Emotions, Self-Regulation and Body Awareness and the creator of the

C.A.L.M.M Yoga Toolkit

Lead Trainer Shawnee Thornton Hardy

Click the Level 2 box above for details!

Level 1 - Training 

Yoga for Children (Autism, Neurodiversity & Diverse Needs)

Yoga Alliance approved 25-hour training in teaching yoga and mindfulness to children with diverse needs!

Hands on and applicable approaches to teaching yoga and mindfulness to children of ALL ABILITIES!

Complete the Level 1 training and be eligible for the Level 2 - 70 hour training to receive a 95-hour Children's Yoga Teacher Certification with an emphasis on Making Yoga and Mindfulness Inclusive and Accessible to Children of Diverse Abilities!

Lead Trainer Shawnee Thornton Hardy

Click the Level 1 box above for details!

100-hour Yoga Therapy for Youth Certification!

Learn from leaders in the field of Yoga Therapy for Youth! Pre-requisite 200-hour Teacher Certification or 95-hour Children's Yoga Teacher Certification (Completion of Level 1 and Level 2 Training) with Asanas for Autism and Special Needs. Complete all 3 Levels and Receive a 200-hour Certification in Yoga & Mindfulness for Children and Youth with Complex Needs!

Lead Trainer Shawnee Thornton Hardy

Click Level 3 box above for details!

1 - Day Yoga in Schools - C.A.L.M.M Classroom Curriculum Training

 

Bring the benefits of yoga and mindfulness into your school program for grades K-12!

 

The C.A.L.M.M Classroom Curriculum aligns with the SEL Core Content Standards!

Lead Trainer Shawnee Thornton Hardy

Click the box above for details!