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Yoga Shack in Bethpage offers classes for kids with special needs

"We focus on breathing, balance, coordination and strength," says Cindy Valentine, co-owner of Yoga Shack in Bethpage. Credit: Getty Images / iStockphoto / kiankhoon

Children with special needs are the focus of an eight-week yoga class that starts Sept. 11 at The Yoga Shack in Bethpage.

Classes for kids ages 6 to 8 are from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. each Monday; for ages 9 to 12, class is from 5:25 p.m. to 6:10 p.m. “We focus on breathing, balance, coordination and strength,” says Yoga Shack co-owner Cindy Valentine. The class also addresses anxiety and impulse issues, she says. The cost is $230 per student.

The studio is on the second floor at 100 Benkert St. To sign up, or for more information, call 516-395-0121.

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