About this Course

In this four-part workshop Nischala Devi will introduce a way to adapt the ancient practices of Yoga, for people living with heart disease, have a family history, risk factors or for those people wanting to enhance their cardiac health.

Since this disease is centered not only our physical heart, but also on the energetic level, our actions, thoughts and images of who we are and how we feel about ourselves influence health or disease. Experience these powerful ancient practices of Yoga as they open us to experiences of healing and living with a whole heart.

Coronary artery disease will also be observed from the mental and spiritual perspectives drawing from scripture to explain why we contract disease.

Through the wisdom and multi-faceted practices of Yoga we delve deep within, energizing the entire being to embrace radiant health.

Each section will include lecture and practice of either deep relaxation or physical poses.

This workshop is designed for Yoga teachers, health professionals and any individuals who want to gain understanding and learn practices that inspire those challenged, to go deep into Yoga for complete healing.

Suggested reading and companion to the course

The Healing Path of Yoga by Nischala Joy Devi

Course curriculum

    1. Handout - Physical Poses

    2. Free Audio Meditations and More

    1. 1 - Introduction to Yoga & Heart Disease, Theory and Practices

    2. 2 - How Deep Relaxation or Yoga Nidra can Heal our Hearts

    3. 3 - Anatomy of the heart and pathology of disease

    1. 1 - Asthaangha Yoga, the Eight Faceted Path and how it Facilitates Healing all Aspects of our Hearts and Life.

    2. 2 - Guided Full Yoga Class Offered in Chair or Floor

    3. 3 - How Practices Effect Heart Health, including Arrythmyia, Angina etc.

    1. 1 - Question and Answer, about Diabetes, Pacemakers, and other Procedures and how they affect Heart Disease.

    2. 2 - Guided Full Yoga Classes offered in Chair or Floor. (approximate 1 hour)

    3. 3 - Scientific Evidence Showing Yoga can Alleviate the effects Heart Disease.

    1. Part 4 Handout - Physical Poses

    2. 1 - Yoga Sutras in Practice for Healing Heart

    3. 2 - Deep Relaxation, a Guided 30 minute Practice Session

    4. 3 - Spirituality in Daily Life for Complete Heart Health

    1. Certificate Instructions

About this course

  • $58.00
  • 16 lessons
  • 10.5 hours of video content

11 Credits


“Abundant WellBeing Series truly helps to ‘open your heart.’ These techniques have been proven effective in reducing stress and contributing to the reversal of heart disease.”

Dean Ornish,M.D.,
President & Director, Preventive Medicine Research Institute

“Nischala Devi is an outstanding teacher with a deep knowledge of healing and health. I have learned a great deal from her.”

Michael Lerner, PH.D.,
Founder Commonweal Cancer Help Program

Explore a way to adapt the ancient practices of Yoga, for people living with heart disease


Nischala Joy Devi

Nischala Joy Devi is a masterful teacher and healer. For many years she has been highly respected as an international advocate for her innovative way of expressing Yoga and its subtle uses for spiritual growth and complete healing. Her dynamic delivery and deep inner conviction empower each individual, allowing the teachings to expand beyond boundaries and limitations of any one tradition, enabling her to touch people’s hearts.

She was graced to spend many years as a monastic disciple with the world renowned Yogiraj Sri Swami Satchidanandaji, receiving his direct guidance and teachings. She also was blessed with teachings from great Yoga masters in the US, India, and worldwide.