Meghan Dooley MS OTR/L, occupational therapist at the Midtown office of Child and Family Development, recently discovered an online resource that offers 58 fun and easy cards featuring cartoon kids in various yoga poses.
Find the free Kids Yoga Stories cards here.
Meghan incorporates modified yoga poses into some occupational therapy sessions and touts the many benefits, such as improvements in these areas:
- strength and flexibility
- balance and coordination
- motor planning
- body awareness
- social interaction skills
- relaxation/stress relief
Our occupational therapy team of 10 provides suggestions for home and community carryover like this one as part of the comprehensive service.