Jivana Heyman, C-IAYT, eRYT500, is founder of Accessible Yoga, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing access to the yoga teachings. Accessible Yoga offers conferences, trainings, an ambassador program, and an online network dedicated to sharing yoga. He is co-owner of the Santa Barbara Yoga Center and an Integral Yoga Minister.
With more than 25 years of training and teaching in a classical yoga tradition, Heyman has specialized in teaching yoga to people with disabilities with an emphasis on sharing yoga philosophy. His passion is making yoga accessible to everyone.
Over the past two decades, Jivana Heyman has led more than 50 yoga teacher training programs around the world. In December 2015, he was invited to teach Accessible Yoga at the United Nations in Geneva, and he continues to work toward expanding access to the teachings of yoga.