Whereas traditional therapies address specific issues, Yoga addresses the whole child. Moreover, the benefits of yoga extend far beyond muscle conditioning and physical fitness. Of course, the physical benefits of yoga are note worthy. Yoga develops body awareness, increases overall flexibility, coordination and strength, and elongates and strengthens the spinal musculature, improving posture, through the practice of yoga asanas or postures. Children with joint stiffness, muscle rigidity, and hypotonia benefit.