Over the years, we have been lucky enough to cross paths with amazing people doing incredible things. Their dedication and love of their work is inspiring and we wish to support them wherever we can. Sometimes it's not just money they need - skills, time and simply sharing awareness of people's work and needs can generate enough energy to change people's lives. Here are the one's we love and always look to for inspiration.
www.mahadevicentre.com - Yoga Therapy for The Special Child
This Community Interest Company is a collective of nine licensed Yoga for the Special Child® practitioners, where MahaDevi (meaning Motherly Love) yoga centre is their home. This magical yoga space in Islington is where they these gifted and inspiring teachers offer 1:1 yoga therapy to children and adults with special needs. They have all trained with Sivakami Sonia Sumar, Founder of Yoga for the Special Child® and are proud to be the London home of this life-changing yoga method.
They welcome all families with children with a range of special needs and abilities, including Autism, Down's syndrome, Epilepsy, Prader-Willi syndrome, Hemiplegia, ASD, ADD, ADHD, Eye Impediments, ME, Sciatica, Cerebral palsy, speech impediments, behavioural issues, wheelchair users and many more.
“Thank you so much for the amazing class! I can see Felix improving every week! Long it may continue! ”
— Bridget, mum to F who has severe Epilepsy
“Mally is always very calm and happy after a session. This often stays with him for some time and looking at my diary he always sleeps well on a Wednesday night (when he has done his yoga). ”
— Dad to M, who has Autism
They embrace the principles of Integral Hatha Yoga and Sivananda Yoga practice.