Fri 10.7 / 4pm – Sun 19.7.2015 / 4pm
participation for 120 training units
With Jivana Heyman, San Francisco, USA
- Classical asana classes for people with disabilities, chronic illnesses or injuries.
In this practical 9-day programme you will learn how to adapt a classical asana class to the needs of students with physical disabilities or chronic illness, the elderly, and people with injuries. This can range from teaching slightly modified classes, to entire classes taught in a chair or in a bed.
The course focuses on the practical application of yoga techniques and the psychological insight necessary for helping students with disabilities – no matter what their age – to better utilise yoga.
- Yoga anatomy and physiology of the ageing process
- How to empower people with disabilities by giving them a deeper understanding of the yoga teachings
- Using additional tools such as a chair, a blanket, a strap and a cushion
- How to create a positive group dynamic
- Deepen your personal practice of asanas, pranayama and meditation
Students receive a certificate recognised by the Yoga Alliance that will enable yoga teachers and health professionals to teach yoga to students with disabilities.
Daily schedule: 6am morning meditation, 8-10 am course lecture, 10am brunch, 12-3pm course workshop, 4pm yoga class, 6pm dinner, 8pm study time or course
Language: English with simultaneous translation into German and Spanish via a wireless translation system.
Jivana Heyman is Director of Teachers’ Training programs at the Integral Yoga Institute in San Francisco, California. After many years of personal training in the gurukula yoga tradition, Jivana focuses on teaching yoga
for people with disabilities.
Room & board in ecological health and no-smoking hotel serving wholesome organic Yogic-vegetarian food. The rooms are equipped with wood furniture, holistic mattresses, wooden floors, shower, toilet, hairdryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony.
SPECIAL RATE for students and the unemployed
Please bring your student ID or unemployment card for verfication.
All rates include VAT.
Rates are subject to a 1.80 € visitor's tax per person per night.
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