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Sibling Support Workshop for Families of Children with Disabilities in Oregon, Ill.


Saturday, November 18, 2023    
10:00 am - 1:15 pm


Nash Recreation Center
304 S. Fifth St., Oregon, Illinois, 61061

Event Type

A free basic yoga and mindfulness workshop for siblings and families of children with disabilities

StarNet Regions I & III invites families to join a Sibling Support Workshop on Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The workshop is in collaboration with Florissa, Easter Seals Chicago and Greater Rockford, and Kreider Services Inc.,

The event will cover basic yoga and mindfulness practices.

Yoga instructor Kara Schabacker will walk families through:

  • Understanding how mindfulness-based strategies can improve self-regulation, confidence and body awareness
  • Exploring multi-sensory breathing techniques
  • Using self-care strategies

Kara has more than 13 years of training and experience as a yoga teacher. She uses yoga as a preventative approach to healing, mental health and well-being.

Register online for the sibling support workshop.