Maitri Studio, Blanche Thompson, family yoga, Down Syndrome, Butterfly Yoga

***CANCELLED**Maitri Studio is venue to Family Yoga workshop for children with Down Syndrome

Sunday 1st October - 1.30pm to 2:30pm

Venue: Maitri Studio, 4 The Mount, Belfast

Contact: Blanche Thompson


Sun 1st October 2017

Family Yoga workshop for children with Down Syndrome

Family Yoga Workshop for children with Down Syndrome 

The workshops on 1 October and 5 November will provide an opportunity for parents to participate with their child(ren)  in a yoga class and learning new ways to support their child in developing a yoga practice. There will be opportunities to learn different variations of postures, how to encourage their focus through breathing exercises and physical ways to support their child in asanas.

Benefits of Yoga for Children with Down Syndrome:

  • Improves muscle tone, balance and flexibility
  • Promotes physical and emotional development
  • Improves confidence and social skills
  • Provides sensory integration
  • Facilitates self-awareness
  • Provides coping techniques to both kids and parents

Places are limited to six children and need to be paid in advance

Individual workshops - £12 per adult and one child and £6 per additional child (second adult if family member is free). Discount if attending both workshops - £20 per adult and child.

For further information and to book a place – contact Blanche Thompson on 07546 339830 or