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This summer, we are excited to partner with Brian Aubin Yoga & Wellness to offer neuro-inclusive yoga, meditation & sound vibration at Madison Fields, August 17th and 18th. Spots are limited. RSVP today!
Brian Aubin | Autism Advocate & Yoga Instructor
Brian is a professional with a passion for yoga, meditation, and wellness who seeks opportunities to bring the healing properties of these practices to all individuals– especially those affected with, or impacted by, autism, special needs, and mental health issues.
Brian is also an autism advocate. He has had many opportunities to speak about his own experience with autism and how yoga and meditation helped him overcome substance abuse and depression stemming from the social isolation he experienced. Learn more about Brian’s story and yoga training on his website.
Class Description & Schedule
Independent Yoga, Meditation & Sound Vibration
This inclusive one-hour neuro-inclusive yoga class is designed for individuals with or without physical, cognitive, or developmental challenges who do not require additional support to follow along with the instructor.
It offers participants an inclusive environment where they can learn to reduce stress and calm the body and mind. It is ideal for those who are considering yoga as a strategy to help regulate stress in their everyday life and who value and honor diversity. The forms are gentle, beginner, and Hatha-based.
These classes are donation-based so as to make them accessible to individuals and families in our community who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity. The suggested donation is $15 per participant and will be collected at the door. RSVP required.
SATURDAY, Aug. 17th
SUNDAY, Aug. 18th
Supported Yoga, Meditation & Sound Vibration
This one-hour class is designed for individuals with autism and other differences in ability who require support from a caregiver, parent or friend. Participants must be accompanied by their support person for the duration of the class.
It offers participants and their families an opportunity to reduce stress and calm the body and mind. It is ideal for those who are considering yoga as a strategy to help regulate stress in their everyday life. The forms are gentle, beginner, and Hatha-based.
These neuro-inclusive yoga classes are donation-based so as to make them accessible to individuals and families in our community who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity. The suggested donation is $15 per participant and will be collected at the door. RSVP required.
SATURDAY, Aug. 17th
SUNDAY, Aug. 18th
This 20 minute contemplative practice allows participants to deepen their connection with their body and the earth. Weather permitting, those who would like to participate will be guided down a tranquil wooded trail along the parameter of the farm immediately following their yoga practice with Brian Aubin.
In preparation for this silent walk, participants will be encouraged to be mindful of their breath and the sensations in the body. This simple practice can help decrease depression and pain as well as increase immune function and emotional reactivity.
Pro-Tip: Make a Day of it!
Come early or stay after your class to enjoy the tranquil environment. Plan a picnic! Bring a blanket or sit at one of our picnic tables under the trees.
Support This Event
Your monetary contributions allow us to organize and offer events like these at low or no cost to individuals and families in our community who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity. We could not do this without your support. If you cannot attend, but would like to contribute, kindly click here to make a donation.
For sponsorship opportunities for this event, email Jonathan Adamson.
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