Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, Ph.D. is the Director of Research for the Kundalini Research
Institute, a Research Associate at the Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, a
Research Affiliate at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, and an Associate
Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He
has conducted research on yoga and yoga therapy since 2001 and has been a
practitioner/instructor of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan since 1973. His
research has evaluated yoga for insomnia, chronic stress, and anxiety-related disorders,
and also in workplace and public school settings. He works with the International
Association of Yoga Therapists promoting yoga research as scientific director 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
Introduction to Yoga, and chief editor of the medical textbook The Principles and
Practice of Yoga in Health Care.

Upcoming Programs

Yoga Vacation Program
August 21 — 23, 2024
Sat Bir Singh Khalsa

This comprehensive program will review some of the basic science underlying the psychophysiology and benefits of yoga practices. We will explore the physical, mental, and spiritual mechanisms of action of yoga and provide a modern scientific overview of how yoga works.

Yoga Vacation Program
December 17 — 19, 2024
Sat Bir Singh Khalsa

Come explore the scientific rationale for multicomponent traditional yoga practices including postures/exercises, breath regulation, relaxation and meditation/mindfulness techniques for treating trauma and PTSD.


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