Yoga of the Heart
With Nischala Joy Devi, USA
With certificate of participation for 132 training units of 45 minutes each
A comprehensive 9-day intensive course on teaching yoga to cardiac and cancer patients.
Recommended for yoga teachers and health professionals with a yoga practice background.
5–6 hours of theory and practice daily, leading to an integral experience that will enhance one’s teaching skills and one’s own practice.
- Special yoga poses and breathing exercises
- Imagery for health and healing
- Meditation and relaxation techniques
- The physiology and psycho-social aspects of heart disease
- The why and how of a low-fat vegetarian diet
- Interfacing with the medical community
Upon successful completion of the training, students receive a certificate recognised by the Yoga Alliance that will enable yoga teachers and health professionals to teach yoga to cardiac and cancer patients.
Nischala Joy Devi
Nischala Joy Devi is a masterful and compassionate teacher renowned internationally. Her experience is based on western medical training and many years of practice in the classical Gurukula system (ashram training). She became well known with her pioneering work in the yoga portion of Dr Dean Ornish's Programme for Reversing Heart Disease.
Nischala Joy Devi is the author of the books The Healing Path of Yoga and The Secret Power of Yoga.
Bhaskara Alan Deva teaches yoga, Vastu Shastra and Feng Shui. He served as a yoga instructor at Dr Dean Ornish’s Programme for Reversing Heart Disease.
- 6 am morning meditation
- 8 am course (2 hours)
- 10 am brunch
- 12 pm course (2.25 hours)
- 4:30 pm yoga class
- 6 pm dinner
- 8 pm evening meditation
Room and board
Room and board are in the non-smoking eco-hotel serving wholesfood organic vegetarian meals.
All guest rooms have wooden floors and furniture, health mattresses, shower, toilet, hairdryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony. more
What you will need for your stay
A meditation pillow for the morning and evening meditation sessions is recommended. A meditation shawl is also advantageous.
To practice the yoga poses you will need a non-slip yoga mat or wool mat. You will need a blanket to cover yourself at the end of the yoga class during the so-called final relaxation.
Pillows, shawls, blankets, mats and much more can be purchased in our online shop or in our boutique after arrival.
For your stay you should bring comfortable clothing, slippers, walking shoes, rain gear, torch (flashlight), bathing suit and towels. Eyeglass wearers should bring a hard case for safe storage during the yoga classes.