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Yoga4Autism Advanced Teacher Training

Yoga4Autism is a specialised sensory Yoga method designed to enhance the lives of those with ASD symptoms. It has been proven through research and direct feedback that the effects of Yoga are both powerful and profound in helping children and adults on the spectrum.

This is the advanced training course, please d this after the basic training course.


Yoga4Autism Teacher Training
Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

4 Reviews

53 Cassiobury Drive, Watford GB WD17 3AD
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Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

Yoga Styles



Mar 20 to
Mar 21
02:30 amto10:00 am



£250 for course and £50 annual licence fee.

Full Description

Dear Friends,

Details of our up coming training courses can be found below…

Yoga4Autism is a specialised sensory Yoga method designed to enhance the lives of those with ASD symptoms. It has been proven through research and direct feedback that the effects of Yoga are both powerful and profound in helping children and adults on the spectrum.

The special Yoga4Autism approach can benefit individuals with Sensory Integration Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, High Functioning Autism and Classic Autism as well as others with special needs. Just some of the benefits are listed below:

Improved hand-eye co-ordination and muscle tone;
Improved motor skills, balance and spacial awareness;
Improved attention, focus, confidence and self-esteem;
More control in regulating anxiety and emotions;
Improves both quality and quantity of sleep;
Reduction in aggression and self-harming;
Reduction of obsessive and self-stimulatory behaviours;
Reduction in sensory overload, including pain;
The joy of sharing classes with others, making new friends;
Improving social interactions and reducing social anxiety.

Please visit our website to find out more on the benefits of Yoga, how Yoga works and how you can get involved yourself.

Yoga4Autism is passionate to bring the healing magic of Yoga to as many people as possible. To achieve this we are training experienced Yoga teachers to become Licensed Yoga4Autism Practitioners. There are also extended training opportunities for people without Yoga teaching experience.

Training for experienced Yoga teachers: For experienced Yoga practitioners, once you have trained with us we require you to become a Licensed Yoga4Autism Practitioner, participants are required to sign up for at least one year Yoga4Autism membership at a cost of £50 per 12 months.

Training for people without Yoga teaching experience: You are required to complete all three courses as outlined below – a total of seven training days. Your first step is to attend the three-day Yoga4Autism Foundation Course, which will be charged at £ 250.

Yoga4Autism Foundation Course:

Date: Thursday April 16 – Saturday April 18
Times: 9:30am – 5:30pm on each day.
Location: Central Watford, Hertfordshire,
Costs: £ 250 per participant.

Yoga4Autism Advanced Course:

Date: Friday 20 and Saturday 21 March 2015.
Times: 9:30am – 5:30pm on each day.
Location: Central Watford, Hertfordshire,
Costs: £ 250 per participant.

Specialist Adapted Yoga4Autism Course:

Date: To be confirmed
Location: Central Watford, Hertfordshire,
Costs: £ 250 per participant.


A brief course outline for Yoga4Autism Foundation Course
Day 1
– Introduction to Yoga and Yoga 4 Autism.
– Brain neurology of spectrum differences.
– Practical and theoretical understanding of Autism and Body – brain integration.
– Start on adapted Yoga4Autism sequences and techniques.

Day 2
– Yoga and your own Neurology.
– Talks from real life ASD perspective.
– Practical Yoga 4 Autism sessions.
– Yoga 4 Autism sequences and techniques

Day 3
– Practical Yoga 4 Autism.
– Autism & Neuro-sensory techniques/.
– Create a class and set up as practitioner.
– Lots of Q & A.

The benefits of becoming a Licensed Yoga4Autism Practitioner:

- Client referrals from your area;
– Class set-up and launch advice;
– Marketing and management support;
– Personal mentoring support by experienced Yoga teachers;
– Access to the Yoga4Autism forum for information and support by other members;
– Meditation and Yoga4Autism video downloads, plus Yoga4Autism merchandise;
– Training, information and special offers on neuro-sensory therapies.

To receive more detailed information on any of the above, please email me on as soon as possible or to book your place on the course, please follow this link and fill out the application form and we will then send you a confirmation email.

Payment is required before the course and can be made via paypal by sending money to Alternatively bank transfer can be done, please contact to make arrangements for this.

Some of the feedback from our previous course:

"Very informative, enjoyable and inspirational" "-very practical - chance to try out new approaches to yoga -very accessible in the sense that there were so many ideas to take away and begin trying out immediately -Having David's perspective on things was invaluable -learning about the neurological aspects -chance to meet like-minded people -opportunities for questions and discussion -relaxed and informal -down to earth tutors who sought the contributions of participants and wanted to learn from them too a sharing of enthusiasm, experience and expertise"

"Y4A is a brilliant idea and I feel very privileged to have been part of the very first training and meet all the wonderful people who were leading or participating.
Thank you all very much "

"Incredibly interesting and inspiring. I definitely want to learn more about these techniques."

"I liked the neuroscience behind the course. It made a lot of sense regarding integrating the cerebral cortex's, plus I learned a lot more about autism generally. Nicole's knowledge was outstanding!!!"

"it was very informative. i learned more about autism and u showed some very interesting clips from the internet. i thought u were all amazing people and did not feel let down in any way with my expectations of what this course was going to give me. the other people were great and interesting to listen to. i learned so much and cant wait till march to do it all again, and learn more from all of you."

"the relaxed atmosphere. nicole created that very quickly. i liked david for being him, and brave and standing up and talking about his life, and his dreams and what he has created with eddie nicole and veronaica. i feel very privileged to be a part of that now. "

"Just wanted to say a great big thank you for the fantastic course and the lovely atmosphere you all created. "

"I just wanted to say thank you for the wonderful training and the opportunity to meet you and all the lovely people there. I appreciate how much time and energy it has taken you to set Y4A in motion, so thank you all very, very I look forward to being part of the next stage."

Y4A is very eager to meet your Yoga needs, so please do let us know how we can help you with Yoga4Autism for yourself, your child/family, your profession or workplace. We very much look forward to hearing from you!

Many blessings for the New Year.
Your sincerely,

Nicole Zimbler and
The Yoga4Autism Team

Message from our founder David Ellams BSc(Hons): "Please help spread the word about our classes and yoga teacher training courses since Y4A really needs this money to continue running since funds are very tight at the moment. Any help with fund raising, donations on our crowd funding page or volunteers would be really appreciated. Many thanks and blessings."