Yoga may have been around for thousands of years, but an exciting new branch of yoga has emerged—adaptive yoga—thanks to adaptive yoga pioneer, Matt Sanford. Also known as wheelchair yoga, universal yoga, yoga for non-traditional students, yoga is here and it’s doing some amazing things for people with disabilities.
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It all depends on how you face the challenges of your disability. Life is an adventure and even with limited mobility you can create a rich, experiential life for yourself or someone in your family who has a disability. What if you knew that persons with visual impairments, autism, cerebral palsy, paraplegia, quadriplegia, and hemiplegia could have a blast whitewater rafting all year long?
The Texas Adaptive Aquatics, Inc. is a non-profit water sports program for people with disabilities. During its’ 22 years, the organization has helped thousands of people with disabilities to enjoy various sports programs. Presently, due to low lake levels on Lake Houston, the organization is going to have to temporarily close until the lake levels come up to safe and normal levels.
How would you like to be told you could be superman, the actual superman, a character that has been around since 1932 and known all around the world? Well, a man that did not take anything for granted had that very opportunity.
Hundreds of veterans are coming back home with disabilities and wounded. Transitioning back to life at home can be hard for some, but for those coming back with a disability, life can be incredibly difficult. Presently, there are new services and programs across the US. that are helping veterans with disabilities. These programs and services assist veterans with their recovery, rehabilitation and transition back into their new life.
It is deep winter now, and most of us live where it is cold, windy, snowy and icy outdoors. Some people like to ski, hike or sled outside in the elements, and those of us who love the winter can keep in shape over the cold months. But even those of us who don’t like the cold need to find some way to exercise in the wintertime.