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Accessible Yoga Training with Jivana Heyman


Accessible Yoga is an international advocacy organization focusing on sharing yoga with all. We offer Accessible Yoga Conferences, Journal, and the Accessible Yoga Network. The Accessible Yoga Training focuses on how to make the yoga teaching available to everyone, regardless of their level of physical ability. We値l focus on creating Integrated Accessible Yoga classes where all student can practice together. We値l express the many ways that yoga practice can be modified to suit students with disabilities, physical challenges, as well as seniors. We値l consider how to make our classes welcoming to everyone, and to approach students in a trauma-informed way. You値l learn sample Accessible Yoga classes, chair yoga classes and even bed yoga classes. We値l also look at ways of bringing the yoga teachings and meditation into your classes, and how all of yoga can be used to support health and healing for every body. We値l also review common medical conditions so that you have a basic understanding of these issues. Graduates of the program become Accessible Yoga Ambassadors and connect with a network of Accessible Yoga teachers and students around the world. Participants who have completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training will become Certified Accessible Yoga Teachers. Curriculum: -Adapted Asana, -Variations of the most popular asanas -Techniques for creating integrated Accessible Yoga classes -Sample Accessible Yoga classes, either on the floor, in a chair, or in a bed Yoga Anatomy and Physiology -Overview of common medical conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, respiratory diseases, cancer, H.I.V/AIDS, heart disease and more -A review of some of the major impacts of aging on all the systems of the body Yoga Psychology -How to empower people with disabilities by giving them a deep understanding of the Yoga teachings. Includes study of The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and The Bhagavad Gita -Pranayama and Meditation -How to make the subtle practices available for all students, regardless of ability Community -How to build a strong community among Yoga students to support the transformational process of Yoga Schedule: 4/3 Tuesday, 8:30-4:15 4/4 Wednesday, 8:30-4:15 4/5 Thursday, 8:30-4:15 4/6 Friday, 8:30-3:30 Tuition: $550/$495 early bird by 3/3/18 This course is worth 30 Yoga Alliance CEUs Cancellation Policy: Full refunds before 3/3 1/2 Refund before 3/20 No refunds after 3/20 Register: Limited Scholarships available for those in financial need. Email: for a scholarship application