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Sensory Based Yoga as a Tool for Children Autism

July 14, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT

Yoga & Autism

Within this workshop, Brooke Backsen (Occupational Therapist and Yoga Instructor for children and families) will guide you on fun and engaging Yoga tools to use in your home. This workshop will explore…

· The benefits of Yoga for kids

· What makes Kids Yoga different then what you see in adult Yoga classes

· How to use Yoga in your daily routines at home

· Yoga and Sensory based relaxation practices

About the Speaker:

Brooke Backsen is an occupational therapist, yoga instructor, and president of My Recess Therapy which is a pediatric sensory-based clinic located in St. Charles and Elgin, Illinois. My Recess offers pediatric focused Occupational, Speech, and Physical Therapies as well as Chiropractic care. Additionally their services include feeding-based therapy, sensory-based social groups, and Yoga classes for both kids and families.

About the Host:

Dr. Lapin is the director of outreach at The Place for Children with Autism. The Place provides ABA therapy (i.e., autism therapy) for children with autism ages 2-6 in a preschool like environment. Their full day (8am – 4pm) services are provided in 12 different locations throughout Illinois, including two new locations in Elgin & Aurora.


July 14, 2021
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT