The Autistic Yoga Teacher is a place for the Chicken Yogi, Kit Caelsto, to talk about their experiences with autism and being neurodivergent including its intersections with mental health and physical health. If this is a topic that interests you, either as an autistic individual or an instructor looking to bring more accessibility and inclusiveness to your classes, then I encourage you to sign up for the Chicken Yogi newsletter below. As we launch classes and resources, I’ll share them in the newsletter first.

Recent Blog Posts

Yoga Teachers, Are You Aware of the Stories You Tell?

Yoga Teachers, Are You Aware of the Stories You Tell?

Offering a trauma informed space means working to cultivate safety in all aspects of your yoga classes--on and off the mat. This includes the icebreaker games you play before classes and the stories you tell online. Recently I attended a yoga teacher seminar and the...

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Is Your Yoga Class Too Fast To Be Accessible?

Is Your Yoga Class Too Fast To Be Accessible?

Imagine your student cuing up your yoga video. You walk them through the sun salutation at a moderate speed; you think you're doing it slowly enough. Then, you tell your student you're going to do them more quickly. You might even suggest 10 sun salutations in 5...

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Welcome to the Autistic Yoga Teacher

Welcome to the Autistic Yoga Teacher

Welcome to the AYT (Autistic Yoga Teacher) blog. In this blog I'll discuss aspects of yoga which affect autistic individuals. I'll also be putting together classes for yoga teachers to bring more accessibility and inclusiveness into their studios and onto the mats....

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