Breath & Self-Regulation

A 6-Week Family Workshop for Youth with Autism 

 
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Details

  • Dates: Wednesdays, September - October
  • Time: 4:30 - 5:30pm
  • Location: Lakewood
  • Cost: $30/pair/class = $180 - must commit to all classes
  • Limit: 8 pairs

Breath and Self-Regulation

Learn more about breath's significance in this 2 minute video with Dr. Gerbarg.

Description

Learn 3 powerful techniques over 6 weeks. This workshop is implemented in a calm environment with education, repeated techniques, discussion, and relaxation.

All are welcome! Although technical, this class will be fun for youth as they learn about their minds and emotions, breath, and control.  

Pre, mid, and post self-assessments will be recorded focusing on energy level, emotions, and scale of calming so that you can see which technique worked best for you and your child.

Benefits

  • Breath, Body, Mind Awareness

  • Autonomic Nervous System Balance

  • Self-Regulation

  • Empowerment

Other Techniques Used

  • Body awareness
  • Emotion awareness and discovery
  • Hand Gestures 
  • Visualization/guided imagery
  • Relaxation
  • Non-rigorous movements
  • Journaling (images, coloring, or writing)

What you'll get

Information on each breathing technique, how it works physiologically, and when to use it.