Thursday, August 23, 2012

Yoga and Pilates with Down Syndrome students - Beginning of the class I

In this video we could see how they are already into the class 100% focus and using their muscles, putting some pressure on their joints and starting to realize how they can control their breathing, physiologically talking they do not even know that they are activating the cardiovascular and respiratory system, which is something impossible to achieve running or doing another "cardio" exercises due their anatomic condition. In addition they are improving their balance, coordination not forgetting the motivation during the class mainly encouraging them and setting different physical challenges.


  1. The video is showing how to do Pilates and yoga. Every morning i do yoga. Now i am fit. I think this video can also help me to do more and give me some benefit. Thanks for sharing nice video.

    1. Thank you for the comment,
      Congratulations on your goals! This video is an extract of my thesis, Yoga for special needs students. Have a great day

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