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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

The Dragon

 
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Elizabeth is finishing up her yoga class at the children's treatment center where she receives her PT/OT/SLP services. This yoga class is a bit amusing as most of the children there are not zen like (Elizabeth may be the least zen like). It can get pretty wild and giggly but the instructor is calm and patient.

Elizabeth has really improved over the course of the group she can hold poses for longer and can get into her most favourite pose the dragon. The dragon is a great pose which she is really motivated to learn. To complete the dragon she must get into a high kneel and then go up on leg and maintain her balance. These steps are what we have been working in PT so she begin to get up to standing in a more mature pattern.

To practice her yoga at home we ordered these Yoga Pretzel cards they are a fun way work on strength and balance.

4 comments:

Our Family said...

i give her credit. i can never sit through yoga! way to go!

Candace said...

That is awesome! Faith's OT does some yoga with her and she loves it too! Super cool Elizabeth!

Sherry C said...

Yoga I love it too I'll have to suggest that to Ashley's treatment centre. I don't believe CTN offers that.

TherExtras said...

'Yoga' is excellent - and wow for her gains in the class!
Barbara