Friday 4 March, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Breathing Space is the chance to experience VOX in silence, for reflection, meditation or just a break from a busy day.
Breathing Space is open to the public throughout the festival Tuesday-Sunday 12noon – 1pm.
On 4th March the session will be led by special yoga practitioner, Jo Manuel.
About Jo Manuel
Jo Manuel, Founder of The Special Yoga Foundation CIO, was captivated by her first yoga class at aged 17 and has been practising ever since. She started teaching yoga in 1992 and has been the UK’s leading practitioner and teacher trainer in the therapeutic applications for therapeutic yoga for children with special needs since 2001.
Jo founded Special Yoga as a charity in 2004 to give a nurturing and inclusive home to families of children with special needs. Her aim is to develop and implement therapeutic yoga programmes that allow all children to receive its significant benefits and help reach their fullest potential.
She offers therapeutic yoga and mindfulness training in orphanages, yoga centres, special schools and organisations around the world as well as an extensive programme from Special Yoga headquarters in the UK.
Special Yoga now has therapeutic yoga and mindfulness programmes running for children with special needs in Russia, Ireland, Spain, Sri Lanka and India. Later this year she will open the work in Peru and Australia.