Accessible Yoga Training School

Online Courses

Earn continuing education credits while you level-up your yoga practice and teaching tools

Upcoming Courses

Live Online Accessible Yoga Q&A Mentor Sessions

Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2, 2021 & Jan 6, 2022
4 x 60 minute sessions
Instructor: Jivana Heyman & Amber Karnes

For Accessible Yoga Training graduates. 4 x live Q&A sessions with Jivana Heyman & Amber Karnes. We’ll meet online in Zoom and you’ll have a chance to ask your questions, troubleshoot, and share in community learning.

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Race & Equity in Yoga: Disruption As a Practice 

Class dates: November 3-12, 2021 | 12 hour training
Wed, Fri | 2-5pm Pacific | 5-8pm Eastern
Instructor: Kelley Palmer

Get clear on your role in dismantling white supremacy and activate your yoga practice for social justice. Start working toward the future you believe in with practical tools for self-study, dealing with uncomfortable conversations, and finding your focus. 

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Accessible Yoga Training 

Class dates: January 24 - February 7, 2022 | 35 hrs
Mon, Wed, Fri | 12pm-3pm Pacific | 3pm-6pm Eastern
Instructor: Jivana Heyman, Amber Karnes, and more

Earn your Accessible Yoga Teacher certification online. Learn how to design yoga classes where all students can practice together regardless of age, size, ability, or experience level from accessible yoga experts.

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Yoga & Activism

Enrollment is closed but an interest list is forming
12 hour training
Instructor: Anjali Rao

This program integrates tenets of yoga philosophy, along with concepts from sociology, guiding participants to take an action-oriented approach so we can co-create diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities.

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Conscious Marketing:
Justice-Focused Digital Strategies for Yoga Teachers

Enrollment is closed but an interest list is forming
19 hour training
Instructor: Tristan Katz

Learn to create marketing strategies that work with the time, skills, and knowledge you already have AND align with your values. This course will offer a deep dive into digital marketing through the lens of yoga and social justice. Throughout our time together, you’ll gain systems and techniques to grow your work while staying genuine, authentic, and engaged.

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Retreat To Spirit Mentorship: Connecting Yoga Business to Service

Enrollment is closed but an interest list is forming
Instructors: Pamela Stokes Eggleston & Amina Naru

This three-month mentorship explores how your work as a yoga or wellness practitioner can be expanded into a form of service to humanity. You'll select a project for our time together like a relaunch of your yoga studio, starting a series of online workshops, or building an online community. Over the course of our three months together you’ll get a chance to build on that vision and formulate a plan to make it a reality. 

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Making Peace With Your Body

Enrollment is closed but an interest list is forming
24 hour training
Instructor: Amber Karnes

Making Peace With Your Body is an online course (and a community) where we are working toward accepting our bodies, building unshakable confidence, and living our lives out loud. This course is a roadmap to body acceptance through the lens of yoga philosophy, mindful awareness, and social justice principles.

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What Our Students Are Saying

Wonderful and rich experience

“I'd recommend the Accessible Yoga Training to a friend because it is a wonderful and rich experience, thanks to the organizers and the speakers. Each day, the Training helps us to connect to the true essence of Yoga and of our being. I've found so many tools to teach Yoga to so different populations. This Training is so important to help everybody to have access to Yoga.”

-Gabrielle Auffret, Accessible Yoga Training Online Participant

Gave me relief and more ease

“My biggest takeaway / a-ha! moment in the Accessible Yoga Training was the moment I realized that we all are temporarily abled bodied. After watching one of the first video's here on the website I realized that this gave me relief and more ease. And it was so good to be around people with the same intentions. This has an enormous effect on how we learn and can stay open to what is presented.”

-Astrid, Accessible Yoga Training Online Participant

About Accessible Yoga Training School

Accessible Yoga Training School was founded in the summer of 2020 by Jivana Heyman and Amber Karnes. This online school will:

  • Address gatekeeping in yoga by platforming the voices of underestimated and marginalized teachers
  • Address issues of white supremacy in yoga in all of its manifestations: racism, ableism, homophobia, transphobia, fatphobia, cultural appropriation, and more
  • Provide quality education around equity issues in yoga, including practical tools from trustworthy sources to inform your teaching practice
  • Offer this education in an even more accessible format: 100% online

The Accessible Yoga Training School will bring you in-depth courses, mentorship programs, study groups, book clubs, and more, led by yoga educators from communities who embody and share the values of interconnectedness and liberation that are the heart of yoga’s teachings.

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