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Yoga for the Special Child® Basic One Program Toronto

This unique yoga method developed by the internationally renowned senior yoga teacher Sonia Sumar has been improving the lives of children with special needs across the globe for over forty-five years and has made incredible mark in the world.


112 Merton Street, 3rd Floor, Toronto ON, CA M4S2Z8

Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

Yoga Styles



Aug 11 to
Aug 16
09:00 amto17:00 pm

The Basic One Program is a 6-day course that begins at 9:00 on Sunday August 11 and ends at 5:00 on Friday August 16. The daily schedule includes a one hour lunch break at 1:00 pm



Full Description

Yoga for the Special Child®, The Sonia Sumar Method, is a comprehensive training course in the theory & practice of yoga techniques for babies and children with learning and/or developmental disabilities from 0 - 12 years old.  It offers a unique learning environment for children and their parents, special education teachers, yoga teachers, massage therapists and adaptive physical education teachers. Yoga for the Special Child® Programs are also appropriate for the continuing education of health-care specialists in a variety of fields including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Paediatric and Rehabilitation Nursing.

"An excellent therapeutic program. I was particularly impressed by the profound transformation in Sonia's Students, which came as a direct result of them practicing Yoga.”
Dean Ornish
Author of Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease.

The program is part of a 95hours (Basic Part 2 – 55hours) program accredit by Yoga Alliance US and UK.

Program Teacher: Sherry LeBlanc, HBSc. E-RYT 500®, RCYT®, YACEP® C-IAYT, Certified Program Teacher for YSC.

Contact: Sherry LeBlanc to register and for more information. 416-532-5988,

Mailing Address: Sherry LeBlanc/Yoga 4 Kids, 20 Rains Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6G 3H5.

Yoga for the Special Child® is a Yoga Alliance Registered School.