Join us for an illuminating journey as we explore the science and biomedical research on yoga’s remarkable benefits for physical, mental, and emotional well-being, as well as spiritual growth. Discover the incredible potential of yoga in mitigating stress, cultivating resilience, and nurturing your spirit. Engage in rejuvenating afternoon workshops where you will be guided through specific yoga techniques to alleviate anxiety, manage stress, and enhance your sleep. Prepare to embark on a transformative experience that will leave you feeling centered, balanced, and empowered.
Guided by Harvard yoga researcher and Kundalini Yoga instructor Dr. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, renowned for his extensive biomedical research on yoga and meditation practices, this program offers a unique opportunity to delve into evidence-based insights.
Dr. Khalsa has conducted clinical research trials evaluating the effectiveness of yoga interventions in various contexts, from insomnia and post-traumatic stress disorder, to chronic stress and anxiety disorders, to public school and workplace settings. Through engaging lectures and discussions on the scientific research, and specific yoga practices, gain a deeper understanding of how yoga can enhance your overall well-being. Empower yourself with evidence-based insights and discover the potential in incorporating yoga practices into your daily life.
Offered as 3 satsangs and 3 workshops (subject to change).
Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, Ph.D. has been fully engaged in biomedical research on the efficacy of yoga and meditation practices in improving physical and psychological health since 2001. He has practiced a yoga lifestyle since 1972 and is a certified instructor in Kundalini Yoga.
He is the Director of Yoga Research for the Yoga Alliance, the Director of Research for the Kundalini Research Institute, a Research Associate at the Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, a Research Affiliate of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
He has conducted clinical research trials evaluating yoga interventions for insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic stress, and anxiety disorders and in both public school and occupational settings. Dr. Khalsa works with the International Association of Yoga Therapists to promote research on yoga and yoga therapy as the chair of the scientific program committee for the annual Symposium on Yoga Research and as editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy. He is medical editor of the Harvard Medical School Special Report An Introduction to Yoga and chief editor of the medical textbook The Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care.
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The Science and Research on Yoga for Spirituality
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