Have you ever considered yoga for yourself or your child on the autism spectrum?
Yoga and other mindfulness practices offer simple and powerful strategies that can help us feel calm and focused and manage day-to-day stress. Mindfulness simply means paying attention in a relaxed way to what we are experiencing in-the-moment. Yoga is a form of mindfulness practice that uses body positions, movement and breathing exercises.
The following exercises are appropriate and safe for healthy individuals of all ages and do not require any prior yoga experience.
By Hannah Gould
By Anastasia O'Melveny, AANE Artist
Asperger/Autism Network (AANE)