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Louise Goldberg, MA, ERYT 500, LMT, is owner of Relaxation Now LLC. She combines 30 years experience teaching yoga with 25 years as a licensed massage therapist and nearly 40 as an educator. Louise offers Teacher Trainings in Creative Relaxation Yoga Therapy for Children with Autism and Special Needs for yoga teachers, educators, and therapists. Certification available at the 12 and 24 hour levels. NEW book, Yoga Therapy for Children with Autism and Special Needs, was published in 2013 by Norton Professional Books. This text and DVD are included in the trainings Classes: Hatha yoga and yoga therapy at the Yoga Center of Deerfield Beach, FL, for adults, children and families, including those with special needs. On-going classes for children and adults. Classes for children with special needs. 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training at the Deerfield Yoga Center. Advanced Yoga trainings to RYT's seeking their 500 hour certification. Yoga and Meditation Retreats: Jan 30 - Feb 2, 2014 at Dayspring Retreat Center on the west coast of Florida. Yoga Vacations: Tuscany and Greece--fall, 2014. For information: http://relaxationnow.net/retreats.html About Louise: Since 1981, she has been a consultant to the Broward County schools, instructing students, teachers and therapists in relaxation techniques. She has conducted in-service trainings for faculty, grades K-12. In early 2000, Louise developed a pilot yoga-based program for children with autism at a local elementary school, providing curriculum and trainings to implement the techniques throughout the county. In 2004 she authored Creative Relaxation: Yoga For Children, a DVD featuring children within the autism spectrum. She is co-author of S.T.O.P. and Relax, copyright 2006, a visual curriculum for teaching yoga, used in autism programs worldwide. She was published in the International Journal of Yoga Therapy, 2004, for her work with yoga in schools. She was a presenter for the Autism Society of America's National Conference in 2007, 2008, and 2011, and at the Weekend with the Expert series for Broward Exceptional Student Education 2009-2011. In 2012 Louise presented at the Learning and the Brain Conference in San Francisco. She has been teaching yoga to children with autism and varying disabilities at the Miami Children's Hospital-Dan Marino Center summer camp since 2003. Louise holds a Bachelors Degree in English from the University of Massachusetts and a Master of Arts Degree in Education from the University of Connecticut. She is licensed as a Massage Therapist and Hypno-therapist. She is an ERYT 500, a Registered Children's Yoga Teacher, and a certified Infant Massage instructor. Louise has taught English at the middle school, high school and college levels and was a reading specialist for middle school. She was an adjunct faculty member, teaching English and Yoga at Broward College from 1982-1989 and during that time taught classes and delivered presentations to corporations, health practitioners, parents and educators on stress and performance. For more information, visit http://yogaforspecialneeds.com/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Photos courtesy of Ed Zeiss Images.