Adults with special needs and limitations can benefit from yoga. When they become familiar with the yoga poses, some can practice the postures by themselves, to whether it would be to instil relaxation or build a sense of self–control when they feel anxious, tired or frustrated.
For adults with special needs or developmental disabilities, yoga can have such positive benefits on their physical and mental health and well-being, including increased strength, balance, flexibility and stamina, it helps to decrease stress and anxiety and improves mental and physical health.
The Yoga sessions are adapted for any level of ability or mobility and are tailored to the individual’s needs.
A typical session can include:
Sessions can be in person in the comfort of your own home, chosen venue in Somerset or via Skype or Zoom
I offer 1 to 1 and group sessions.
Please take a look at the article below to learn how I work with a local Trust for adults with special needs. I teach students at their studio (following strict socially distancing regulations) whilst at the same time the session is live-streamed into their residential homes via Zoom.
Please contact me to discuss your requirements.
Wendy has teamed up with Orchard Vale Trust to offer Gentle Therapeutic Yoga as part of their new programme offering therapeutic yoga at the 'The Hive', Westbury Sub Mendip, Somerset; and via Zoom to their residential communities throughout Somerset.
The Orchard Vale Trust is a charity based in Somerset and has been operating for over 30 years. They support adults with learning disabilities to live life to the full by providing personalised support and enabling independence through a number of different projects throughout the community.
To book a place for the Well Being Day, please click on the link below or call the Orchard Vale Trust team on:
Tel: 01749 671706 or
PLEASE NOTE: bookings for the Well Being Days can only be made through the Orchard Vale Trust.
Wendy teaching adults with special needs at the Hive in Westbury Sub Mendip, Somerset.
Wendy has been an amazing Yoga instructor, for our service supporting adults with learning disabilities. Whether in person or over Zoom, she is always coming up with creative and flexible options to allow all of the individuals we support to get involved. Regardless of ability this is a service that has been loved by everyone at the Hive, and always leaves us feeling relaxed and refreshed.
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