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 & 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 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.
Currently, Samadhi offers Adaptive Yoga twice a week: Tuesday's and Thursday's at 1:30 pm. To learn more about their classes, the logistics, and teachers - visit their website.
The River, Central Denver
The River offers Adaptive Yoga and Deep Stretch and Meditation classes for people of all abilities.
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 recovering from surgery or a stroke.
Currently, The River offers Adaptive Yoga twice a week: Sunday's at noon, and Tuesday's at 10:30 am. To learn more about their classes and teachers, visit their website.
Craig Hospital, Englewood
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.
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 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, click here.
Colorado Neurological Institute, Englewood
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
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.