Jivana is the founder and director of the non-profit Accessible Yoga, dedicated to increasing access to yoga teachings.
Jivana's yoga practice started in the 90s in San Francisco. He got involved in the AIDS movement when many of his friends in the gay community were dying from this terrible disease. Jivana decided then to use yoga as a tool to channel the anger & frustration accumulated over the years... and also to share his knowledge to support & heal others in his community.
That was the beginning of Accessible Yoga. Since then, Jivana has spent most of his life working towards making the practice accessible by educating other yoga teachers. He leads many trainings, has published a book (with another one on the way) and hosts a podcast on the subject too. He is working to make yoga truly accessible to everyone, in every body, at any age and in any state of health.
At the end of the episode, Jivana also shares with us his experiences adopting 2 children with his husband.
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