Thursday, November 29, 2018

Featured Video: Shelly Prosko Interviews Jivana Heyman

In this short video, Jivana Heyman, founder and director of Accessible Yoga, chats with Shelly Prosko, about a recent study suggesting that yoga and meditation may increase the ego. He talks about the possible shortcomings of how we interpret and practice yoga in the modern world and shares his perspective on yoga as service and ‘non-attachment. He also shares a piece of practical advice.

Shelly Prosko is a Physical Therapist, a Yoga Therapist and a Certified Pilates Instructor. Since 1998, Shelly has been integrating yoga principles and methods into her physical therapy treatments.  She travels across Canada and the United States offering specialty Physio-Yoga Therapy workshops, classes, private sessions, lecturing at University and College programs as adjunct faculty of Professional Yoga Therapy Studies, teaching at YTT’s, and actively promoting the integration of medical therapeutic yoga into our current healthcare system. Please visit for more information about Shelly’s mission and services.

This post was edited by Nina Zolotow, co-editor of the Accessible Yoga blog and Editor in Chief of Yoga for Healthy Aging.

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