A Powerful Source Lies Inside Of You
How I Can Help
If you’ve found your way here, you want a new model of healing for you and/or your child with a lens on the whole person. With over 15 years experience as a special educator and yoga teacher I've witnessed a powerful source that lies inside of everyone. It is courageous, clear, compassionate, calm, and creative. Even if you can't feel it right now, I can help you and/or your child connect to your inner resources and find resilience, balance and joy. Through our work together powerful growth can occur.
I hold a Master's in Teaching with certifications in Early Childhood, Childhood and Special Education, teaching both neuro typical and atypical children. I’ve helped 100+ children with Autism, Downs syndrome, sensory regulation/processing issues, ADHD/ADD, traumatic brain injury, Cerebral Palsy, speech and language delays as well as high functioning people with learning disabilities/differences.
I’m also a certified Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist,(C-IAYT). In addition to my work in Yoga for Special Needs, I piloted the Yoga for Breast Cancer class at Montefiore Nyack Hospital, and have developed yoga programs for addiction and trauma.
Discover how I can help you lead your best possible life.
Full Spectrum Movement
Open to all levels and abilities
Approved Provider for Self Direction Insurance
Full Spectrum Movement is a multidimensional, holistic practice combining yoga and somatic learning techniques. It addresses your physical, mental and emotional needs through body awareness. Movements are simple so everyone can participate, including children and adults with Special Needs.
Sessions are held privately to target your unique concerns. Expect to see an improvement in:
Body and spatial awareness
Fluidity of movement
Mood and sensory regulation
Focus and attention
Quality of relating to others
Kundalini Yoga is called the Yoga of Awareness. It is a dynamic, powerful tool that is designed to give you an experience of your true identity.It can help you experience health, happiness and wholeness.
Kundalini Yoga is unlike other forms of yoga you may have previously practiced. It is an integration of meditation, breath work, and specific exercises that help you confront and transcend your limits. Kundalini practice strengthens and balances your nervous system, glandular system and chakras,
your body's energy centers. It brings balance to the body, mind and spirit so you can reach your creative potential.
"Yael's Kundalini class has been a life changing experience. Each class is full of wisdom, joy and enlightenment. It's played a tremendous role in helping me heal from losses in my life and opened a hidden door to my inner world." Vivian Li
Private classes are ideal if you are looking to deepen your practice.. Do you have physical injuries, ailments, or discomfort you would like to address? Would you like modifications to suit your physical capabilities? Are you dealing with emotions that are hard to regulate or preventing you from living your best life? Want to find a meditation practice that you enjoy and is easy for you to maintain? Each private class is designed to help you feel a greater sense of ease and well-being in your practice and your life.
Empowered Parents Coaching
Being a parent can be overwhelming. You want the best for your child. Sometimes you're not sure how to help them, especially when they don't have the ability to express their feelings or needs. Daily life can feel like an uphill battle full of glitches and frustration.
Empowered Parent Coaching puts you in the driver's seat. Together, we will target and prioritize your concerns for your child. I will guide you every step of the way with simple, easy-to-implement strategies that you can begin using immediately. You will quickly gain comfort and proficiency, giving you a sense of mastery and ease.
Coaching is individualized and includes techniques for:
managing difficult behaviors
guiding smooth transitions
developing play and social skills
supporting learning at school
self-care strategies and mindfulness for parents
Sessions can be conducted in person, via phone or in private virtual meetings.
"Yael has worked with our autistic son since March of 2019, and he has shown increased focus, relatedness and responsive language. Yael has become an integral part of our lives, not only helping our son, but working with us as a family to achieve amazing results. Her patience and care as she goes above and beyond expectations is priceless." - The Dunn Family
In the Media
Chai 'n' Chat with Krishna Das
"Yael's intuitive Yoga Therapy is thoughtful and caring. She is dedicated to empowering her clients in the healing process, be it through physical or mental transformation. Having a knowledgable yoga healer like Yael on your side can support the deep and lasting change needed to live in optimal health and alignment."
Dana Slamp, Director of Prema Yoga Therapeutics
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Piermont, NY 10968