For our FRIENDS With PHYSICAL and Mobility Disabilities, We're here for you.
Each of the following organizations offer yoga classes, specializing in helping people with various kinds of physical disabilities, and some with mental disabilities as well. Please reach out to them for more information on their offerings, teachers, and class times.
Craig Hospital, in 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.
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.
Samadhi Center for Yoga, various locations throughout Denver
The River Power Vinyasa Yoga, Golden Triangle, Downtown 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. To learn more about their classes, the logistics, teachers and class times - visit their website.
CO a collective of 4 yoga instructors with the mission to bring innovative and accessible yoga to our Denver community via donation based classes held throughout the city.
"Yoga Bilingue" teacher, Michelle Smith, was born in Quito, Ecuador and is a native Spanish speaker. You can find her at a few yoga studios around Denver:
Elevate Yoga off Colfax Avenue in the Park Hill neighborhood - Check out their schedule here.
Evolve Yoga Denver on South Broadway in the Platte Neighborhood - Check out their schedule here.