Louise Goldberg, ERYT 500, owner of Relaxation Now LLC and Creative Relaxation®, is a Registered Yoga Teacher and Licensed Massage Therapist. She has been a consultant with the Broward County Florida schools since 1981, providing direct instruction and in-service training on yoga-based therapies to exceptional education students K-12 and their teachers, therapists and coaches.

Louise leads trainings nationally in Creative Relaxation® Yoga Therapy for Children with Autism and Special Needs and S.T.O.P. and Relax ©2006, Your Special Needs Yoga Toolbox.

Louise is the anatomy instructor for the 200- hour Yoga Teacher Training at the Deerfield Beach Yoga Center, and is on the faculty of the 95-hour Children's Yoga Teacher Training at ChildLight Yoga in Dover, NH.

Louise holds classes and has her private practice at the Yoga Center of Deerfield Beach, Florida. She has been teaching yoga at the Miami Children's Hospital-Dan Marino Center day camp for children with special needs since 2002.

Her book, Yoga Therapy for Children with Autism and Special Needs, was published by Norton Professional Books in August, 2013. 2013. Her second book, focusing on integration yoga in classrooms, is scheduled for publication by Norton in 2016.

Creative Relaxation® is Louise’s program in Yoga Therapy for Children, with an emphasis on autism, ADHD, sensory challenges, emotional behavior disorders and other special needs. She attracts yoga teachers, educators, therapists, and parents from around the country to her Creative Relaxation® teacher trainings, which include certification and CEU’s for Levels 1 and 2.

She is a co-author of S.T.O.P. and Relax, Your Special Needs Toolbox ©2006. Her DVD Yoga for Children ©2004 features children on the autism spectrum. She was published in the International Journal of Yoga Therapy 2004 for her work with children in schools. She has presented at the International Association of Yoga Therapists 2013 symposium in Boston, at the Learning and the Brain Conference (San Francisco, 2012), the Autism Society of America National Conferences (2011, 2009, 2008), Florida Rehab Nurses conferences, and for CARD centers and the "Weekend with the Expert Series."

Louise holds a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts and an M.A. from the University of Connecticut. Louise has been an English teacher at the middle, high school and college levels, and a remedial reading specialist. She is a licensed massage therapist and craniosacral therapist , and was certified as a yoga teacher through the Sivananda organization in 1981.

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PO Box 93-6123
Margate, Florida 33093

Email: louise@yogaforspecialneeds.com

Phone: 954-579-1604 or 1-800-960-5072

Fax: 954-917-5356

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CLASSROOM YOGA BREAKS: Module 2 | March 12, 2017
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LEVEL 1 | May 6-7, 2017 | PDF | Register
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LEVEL 1 | July 20-21, 2017 | Register
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ChildLight Yoga, Dover, NH
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LEVEL 1 | Nov 18-19, 2017 | PDF
Yoga Center, Deerfield Beach, FL

CREATIVE RELAXATION® INTENSIVE IN SPAIN | September 18-22, 2017 | PDF | Details and Registration
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Course offered in English and Spanish.


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New Book: Classroom Yoga Breaks | 2017
Published by WW Norton | Available on Amazon

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Honored to be presenting at the National Kids Yoga Conference | Oct 13-15 | Alexandria, VA


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