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Further Training for Yoga Teachers: Accessible Yoga

Tuesday, July 3, 2018  Sunday, July 8, 2018

Further Training for Yoga Teachers: Accessible Yoga

3 July – 8 July, 2018

Arrival: 3pm, Tuesday 3 July
Departure: 2pm, Sunday 8 July

Taught by:

Lakshmi Sutter, USA


Rates for 5 nights all included => tent space: 625€, shared room: 680€, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 680€, double room: 740€, double room with bathroom: 835€, single room: 835€, single room with bathroom: 915€

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Accessible Yoga | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

This 5-day programme focuses on how to make the Yoga teachings available to everyone, regardless of their level of physical ability. Learn how to create Integrated Accessible Yoga classes where all students can practice together, including sample Accessible Yoga classes, chair yoga classes, and even bed yoga classes. Look at ways of bringing the yoga teachings and meditation into your classes. Learn how to empower people with disabilities by giving them a deep understanding of the yoga teachings. Review common medical conditions so that you have a basic understanding of these issues.

Programme Curriculum

Adapted Asana

  • Variations of the most important asanas
  • Techniques for creating integrated Accessible Yoga classes
  • Sample Accessible Yoga classes, either on the floor, in a chair, or in a bed

Yoga Anatomy and Physiology

  • Overview of common medical conditions as diabetes, arthritis, respiratory diseases, cancer, H.I.V./AIDS, heart disease and more
  • A review of some of the major impacts of aging on all the systems of the body

Yoga Psychology

  • How to empower people with disabilities by giving them a deep understanding of the Yoga teachings. Includes study of The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and The Bhagavad Gita

Pranayama and Meditation

  • How to make the subtle practices available for all students, regardless of ability


  • How to build a strong community among Yoga students to support the transformational process of Yoga

Also deepen your own practice of asanas, pranayama and meditation by joining the ashram schedule, outside the hours of Accessible Yoga Training.

Daily Schedule

6:00am: Satsang (meditation)
8:00am to 9:45am: Accessible Yoga Training
12:00pm to 3:00pm: Accessible Yoga Training
4:00pm to 5:45pm Sivananda Asana Class
8:00pm: Satsang (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.

•  Language: English with simultaneous translation into French

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Lakshmi Sutter

Lakshmi Sutter, Ph.D., comes from the USA. She has practiced movement for much of her life. She is a trainer of Integral Hatha Yoga teachers and enthusiastically shares her fascination with the human body during basic anatomy workshops. Her current work is developing the Integral Yoga Therapeutic Yoga certification program. Lakshmi’s supportive instruction is suitable for a wide range of abilities, with different classes ranging from gentle and restorative to energetic and challenging.


Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Sunday, July 8, 2018


Ashram de Yoga Sivananda
26 Impasse du Bignon
45170 Neuville aux Bois, France
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Ashram de Yoga Sivananda
+ 33 (0) 2 38 91 88 82