Open Up Pittsburgh's mission is to teach individuals with special needs to build a better sense of self. Through inclusive, engaging, enjoyable activities including yoga and improvisational theater games, participants learn and explore new tools to help navigate social settings.
While yoga and improv are two separate disciplines, they both encourage the development of joy, interconnectivity, and deeper self understanding.
Open Up Pgh provides inclusive yoga
sessions in preK-12 public and
private schools in the Greater
Professional development and
training for groups of people
interested in learning strategies to
tailor mindfulness to individuals with
In the Community
Open Up Pgh works alongside
community centers to develop
programming that meets the unique
needs of their residents.
Customized programming to
encourage increased physical and
mental well-being, healthy stress
management, and self-awareness.