Jivana Heyman is founder of Accessible Yoga, co-owner of the Santa Barbara Yoga Center, manager of the Integral Yoga Institute of San Francisco, California, and an Integral Yoga Minister. With over twenty years of training and teaching in the Integral Yoga tradition, Jivana has specialized in teaching yoga to people with disabilities with an emphasis on sharing yoga philosophy. His passion is making Yoga accessible to everyone.
Jivana has taught with the Dean Ornish Heart Program through the University of California San Francisco, California Pacific Medical Center's Institute of Health and Healing, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. He has led over forty Yoga teacher training programs over the past 16 years, and created the Accessible Yoga Teacher Training program in 2007, which he now leads around the world. He created the Accessible Yoga Conference to bring together adaptive yoga teachers from all over the world. The Conference takes place in Santa Barbara and next year there will also be a Conference in New York City.
Jivana's strengths are sharing esoteric and complex teachings in a readily accessible way, and applying the ancient teachings of yoga to our day-to-day lives. For more information please visit www.accessibleyoga.org