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15 Educational Keynote Presentations with Leaders in Yoga & Yoga Therapy
An experiential and educational conference for healthcare professionals, yoga professionals and individuals showcasing how yoga therapy is holistically used to create better health and wellbeing.
Learn, Practice, Embody
Experiential Community Sessions
68 experiential community sessions showcasing diverse teaching styles and interpretation of yoga therapy from across the world.
Listen in on leaders in the field
Interactive panel discussions of today's most relevant topics with leaders in yoga therapy, safe and accessible yoga & yoga research
Enjoy three packed days of replays from the 2021 Global Yoga Therapy Conference.
For healthcare & yoga professionals (or those simply interested in how yoga, breath, meditation & yoga therapy are being used to radically transform healthcare), this is the conference for you!
Leaders from 16 countries (doctors, yoga therapists & researchers) inspire.
Each day featured 5 keynote presentations, 2 interactive discussions, 20+ experiential community sessions and 2 designated hours for networking and industry booths.
- Day 1: Integrating Yoga Therapy Into Healthcare featured keynotes with Dean Ornish, M.D., Sat Bir Khalsa, PhD, Alison Whitehead, Yogacharya AB Bhavanani, Göran Boll
- Day 2: Optimal Health At All Ages; Self Care & Managing Pain featured keynotes with Sara Lazar, PhD, Holger Cramer, PhD, Gary Kraftsow, Michelle Fury, Shirley Telles
- Day 3: Healing Our World With Yoga; Safe, Therapeutic, Effective featured keynotes with Charlene Muhammad, LD, C-IAYT, Priya Verma PA-C, Ingrid Yang, M.D., J.D., Saraswathi Vasudevan, Colin Dunsmuir & Stanford Wong, M.D.
- $299 Full Access (Recordings available for 1 year)
Day 1: Integrating Yoga Therapy Into Healthcare Dr. Dean Ornish: The Transformative Power of Lifestyle Medicine Sat Bir Khalsa: 'The Science and Research on Yoga for Stress, Resilience and Burnout in Healthcare Workers' Alison Whitehead: 'A Radical Redesign of Healthcare: The Veterans Health Administration Whole Health System' Dr. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani 'Integrating Yoga Therapy with the Modern Medical System' Göran Boll: 'From 0-300 in a Decade; How MediYoga Became an Integral Part of the Swedish Healthcare System'
Dr. Sara Lazar, PhD: 'Pain, Fear, Meditation and the Brain: How Equanimity Alters Neural Responses to Pain' Dr. Holger Cramer, PhD: 'The Utilization, Efficacy and Safety of Yoga for Chronic Pain - What the Research Says' Gary Kraftsow: 'Optimizing Health through Yoga: Healthy Aging, Self-Care, Stress, and Resiliency' Michelle Fury: 'Yoga Therapy for Emotional Health: How to Safely & Effectively Meet Kids' Emotional Needs through Yoga' Dr. Shirley Telles: 'The Breath & Its Role in Therapy - Effects and Safety for Optimal Health'
Charlene Muhammad and Priya Verma: Health Inequality & Access to Care; The Radical Idea of Yoga for All Catherine Justice: The Yoga Mat and the Lab Coat - Transforming Integrative Medicine with Yoga Therapy Dr. Ingrid Yang: COVID-19 -Utilizing Yoga Therapy for Recovery and Resilience Saraswathi Vasudevan, C-IAYT - The Role of the Mind in Illness & Healing: Insights and Practices Rooted in Yogic Philosophy Colin Dunsmuir & Stanford Wong: Approaches to Anger in Yoga & Healthcare; Perspectives from an MD & Yoga Therapist
Join us for two interactive (panel or round table discussions) moderated each day.
- Mental Health
- Chronic Pain
- COVID related health challenges
- Creating Optimal Health
- Yoga Therapy in Healthcare
Yoga Alliance is providing up to 30 CE's for attendees. Details of which sessions are included can be found here.
If you are with another association or organization, encourage them to get in touch with us.
How yoga therapy is Integrated into healthcare around the world
How yoga therapy is being used to address the challenges of today; from mental health challenges to chronic pain and COVID-related health challenges
Join engaging, interactive panel & round table discussions with experts from around the world
Support a global effort seeking to collectively raise awareness of the benefits of yoga therapy
Access to 90+ sessions, including 70 experiential practices; see the difference of yoga therapy, guided by yoga therapists across the world
Highly interactive networking and community building for healthcare and yoga professionals seeing to bring more yoga & meditation into health care
CE's for IAYT and Yoga Alliance
At Give Back Yoga, our mission is to bring the transformational benefits of yoga to people with limited access to this practice.