Learn to teach!

Founder of Yoga4mums, Cathy Underwood, is delighted to offer certified training modules in movement therapy, yoga and mindfulness, delivering effective content and framework design for those supporting high and low functioning groups living with Autism, learning disabilities and mental health conditions.

These person centred courses are designed to encourage self-regulation, boost confidence and enhance social interaction amongst a client group traditionally hard to engage in structured activity.

Choose between our taster session (3 hours), weekend course (12 hours) or 40 hour immersion training.

Our teacher-training courses have met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance Professionals. Our graduates are trained to the highest standard and are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance Professionals.

2 day Yoga and Inclusive Movement Therapy for Autism, ADHD and Learning Disabilities

Course dates & venue: 7/8 July 2018 /Central London
Course length: 12 hour course / one weekend
Lead course presenters:
– Cathy Underwood, Senior Yoga Therapy Teacher, Yoga Alliance UK
– Timea Viragh, SEN, ABA tutor and yoga teacher
– Mikaela Shalders, Occupational Therapist and sensory integration specialist

Course outline and syllabus

This course offers a concise introduction to the benefits of yoga and therapeutic movement as a positive sensory integration for those with Autism and ADHD.  You will learn simple breathing techniques, yoga sequences and relaxation exercises to help self manage stress and anxiety. Combined with expert information about sensory integration and managing behaviours that challenge. Practical take home skills for those looking for a mindful approach to health and wellbeing.

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40 hr Yoga and Inclusive Movement Therapy as a Sensory Integration for Autism, ADHD and Learning Disabilities

Course dates: Coming soon 2018
Course length: 40 hours / four weekends
Main teacher: Cathy Underwood, Senior Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance UK and other guest industry experts

Course outline and syllabus

This course offers the tools and content required to teach a therapeutic yoga class, incorporating free movement to music, sensory integration techniques and mindfulness to children and adults living with Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other special educational needs (SEN).

Register your interest here!