Adaptive Yoga

For our FRIENDS With Disabilities and mobility Restrictions, We're here for you.

Each of the following organizations offer yoga classes specializing in guiding people with various kinds of disabilities, mobility restrictions, and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Please reach out to them for more information on their offerings, teachers, and class times.


Samadhi Center for Yoga, various locations throughout Denver

Samadhi Center for Yoga Denver - Adaptive Yoga

Samadhi Center For Yoga & Meditation is one Denver's longest running yoga studios.  Samadhi offers a wide range of yoga experiences for practitioners of all levels and abilities, including Adaptive Yoga. 

Adaptive Yoga at Samadhi is for almost anyone with a mobility restriction, including those with Spinal Cord Injuries, Amputated Limbs, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, Brain Injuries and Arthritis. (Please contact Samadhi with questions.)

Currently, Samadhi offers Adaptive Yoga twice a week: Tuesday's and Thursday's at 1:30 p.m.. To learn more about their classes, logistics, and teachers, please visit their website

 

The River, Central Denver

The River offers Adaptive Yoga & "Deep Stretch and Meditation" classes to deliver on their vision "to create the best yoga experience possible for everyBODY and all walks of life."

The River's Adaptive classes are created for people who experience: Paralysis (full or partial), Amputation, Head Injury, Spinal Chord Injury, Arthritis, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, Spine Injury, Parkinson’s, or are recovering from surgery or stroke. 

Currently, The River offers Adaptive Yoga twice a week: Sunday's at noon, and Tuesday's at 10:30 a.m. To learn more about The River's adaptive programming, and pre-register for classes, please visit their website

 

Craig Hospital, Englewood

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Craig Hospital is a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital that exclusively specializes in the neuro-rehabilitation and research of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Craig is a not-for-profit, free-standing, national center of excellence that has treated more than 31,000 patients with SCI and TBI since 1956. 

Adaptive Yoga classes are held at The PEAK Center, an "adaptive health and wellness center dedicated to empowering individuals with neurologic disabilities such as spinal cord injury, brain injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, stroke and many more conditions to maximize their quality of life through knowledge and activity."  Outside of yoga, they also offer activity-based personal training, FES bikes, acquatic therapy, and group exercise.  Contact the Craig Hospital team for more information on their Adaptive Yoga classes. 

 

SCI Recovery Project, North Denver 

SCI Recovery Project - Adaptive Yoga

SCI Recovery Project is an exercise and integrated recovery center with the mission to, "inspire hope, independence, and recovery,  SCI Recovery Project strives to optimize the level of physical and emotional wellness for those impacted by spinal cord injury through progressive, evidence-based adaptive exercise techniques, alternative health and wellness programs, and the cultivation of creative community partnerships."

To apply to be a part of their program, or to be in touch with their program director for more details on Adaptive Yoga, click here

 

Colorado Neurological Institute, Englewood 

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The Mission of Colorado Neurological Institute is to improve the quality of life for people with neurological conditions. 

CNI offers patients from the region and other states access to comprehensive, state-of-the-art care:  support groups, clinical trials, outpatient neurological rehabilitation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, counseling and more.

To learn more about their Adaptive Yoga program, visit their website

 

Chanda Plan Foundation, Lakewood 

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Chandra Plan Foundation is dedicated to "improving the quality of life for persons with physical disabilities".

At the Chandra Center for Health, they provide acupuncture, massage, adaptive yoga, chiropractic care, care coordination and behavioral health services for people with spinal chord injuries, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, brain injury, and Spina Bifida. 

For more information on their services, including Adaptive Yoga, please contact the Chanda Plan Foundation. 

 

UnlimitedYoga.com is not affiliated with these organizations in any formal capacity. We simply appreciate what they do and want to spread the word so more people can benefit.

Big thank you to Tommy Hinojos with Colorado Adaptive Yoga for his guidance and help compiling this list. 

 
Your body exists in the past and your mind exists in the future. In yoga, they come together in the present.
— B.K.S. Iyengar