Yoga, Accessibility and Inclusivity: Yoga Alliance Updates Guidelines

By
Jivana Heyman, C-IAYT, eRYT 500
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The other day I was talking to a very experienced yoga teacher about the importance of making yoga accessible to people with disabilities. She made an excuse that I’ve heard many other teachers use. Confidently, she explained to me, “I’m not the teacher for everyone,” seeming to brush off any personal responsibility for who was coming (or more importantly, who was not coming) to her classes. 

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