All things to do with sports for people with disabilities
Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating
Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) was established in 1991 to teach the physically and developmentally disabled the joys of sailing. The program is modeled after one originated by the National Ocean Access Project in Rhode Island and is affiliated with Disability Sports USA.
It is estimated that about 60 million people in the world play golf regularly on approximately 31,000 golf courses. Currently only 10 percent of people with disabilities play golf, while another 35 percent would like to play.
Seated Tai Chi
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art and, as a slow movement technique, is used for both self-defense and improved health. Seated Tai Chi was developed for the physically disabled for pain reduction and overall well-being.
A passion for surfing is not limited by any disability.
Tiny Ballerinas With Disabilities
The benefits of ballet class exceed the blending of exercise and therapy. It gives children with disabilites the opportunity to learn dance in a social setting.
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Yoga, an ancient Indian practice which involves moving the body and training the mind to achieve balance and well-being, can be beneficial for individuals with disabilities or chronic health conditions through both physical postures, meditative visualizations and breathwork.
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