• Join us this August

    15 Educational Keynote Presentations with Leaders in Yoga Therapy

    An experiential and educational conference for healthcare professionals, yoga professionals and individuals interested in how yoga therapy can be holistically used to create better health and wellbeing. 15 keynotes, 6 panel discussions, 70+ Experiential Sessions & Live Networking & Industry Sponsors

  • Explore the difference of yoga therapy for yourself

    Experiential Community Sessions

    Choose from 70+ experiential community sessions offered by yoga therapists across the world. Learn, Practice, Embody the difference of therapeutic yoga for yourself.

  • Join in Six (Two Each Day)

    Interactive Discussions

    Listen in and ask questions in moderated panel & round table discussions with leaders in yoga therapy, safe and accessible yoga & yoga research

  • Live, Fully Engaging Networking & Sponsor Booths

    Meet Healthcare & Yoga Professionals Across the World

    Two hours each day dedicated to live networking, setting up meetings and visiting exhibitor booths. Meet other professionals interested in yoga for mental health, chronic pain, COVID-related health challenges and helping to bring yoga and yoga therapy into healthcare.

We warmly invite you to join us for three packed days in our virtual and highly interactive conference!

Aug 13 - 15 (US / UK) | Aug 14 - 16 (Asia / AUS)
Registration is Now Open!

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!

100+ leaders from 16 countries (doctors, yoga therapists & researchers) inspire in this fully interactive conference experience.

Each Day Features 5 keynote presentations, 2 interactive discussions, 20+ experiential community sessions and 2 designated hours for networking and industry booths.

Join leaders in the field of yoga therapy sharing educational and experiential presentations. Network with other yoga, healthcare professionals and individuals interested in how yoga therapy supports better health and wellbeing.

  • Day 1: Integrating Yoga Therapy Into Healthcare features keynotes with Dean Ornish, M.D., Sat Bir Khalsa, Alison Whitehead (she/her), Yogacharya AB Bhavanani, Göran Boll

  • Day 2: Optimal Health At All Ages; Self Care & Managing Pain features keynotes with Sara Lazar, PhD, Holger Cramer, PhD, Gary Kraftsow, Michelle Fury, Shirley Telles

  • Day 3: Healing Our World With Yoga; Safe, Therapeutic, Effectivefeatures Charlene Muhammad, LD, C-IAYT, Priya Verma PA-C, Ingrid Yang, M.D., J.D., Saraswathi Vasudevan, Colin Dunsmuir & Stanford Wong.

Please note: 
  • Full Conference Access tickets provide replays for all keynotes and panel presentations. Community Sessions are run live & concurrently; turn up live and attend the sessions most aligned to your interests.)
  • Full Conference Pass is $299 US; Discounts for Students, Pensioners, Military, Veterans & those from WHO designated low-income countries.
  • CE (continuing education credit) is available with both the International Association of Yoga Therapists (15 CE's) & The Yoga Alliance. 

The Global Yoga Therapy Conference is hosted by Yoga for Better Health and supports our 2021 Charitable Partner, Give Back Yoga Foundation. 
Enjoy keynote presentations from the following esteemed presenters from around the world:
Dr Dean Ornish, MD
Dr Sara Lazar, PhD
Göran Boll, C-IAYT
Dr Shirley Telles, PhD
Saraswathi Vasudevan, C-IAYT
Gary Kraftsow, C-IAYT
Alison Whitehead
Dr. Ananda Bhavanani, MD
Dr. Sat Bir Khalsa, PhD
Dr. Ingrid Yang, MD
Dr. Holger Cramer, PhD
Michelle Fury, C-IAYT
Catherine Justice, PT, C-IAYT
Charlene Muhammad, C-IAYT
Colin Dunsmuir, C-IAYT
Priya Verma, PA, C-IAYT
Dr. Stanford Wong, MD
Access All Three Days; Or Join Live for One
Each day showcases 5 keynotes; 2 panel presentations, 20+ community sessions and 2 networking hours.

In total, the 2021 Global Yoga Therapy Conference features over 100 doctors, yoga therapists and researchers working to bring yoga & yoga therapy into healthcare. 


  • $299 Full Access (All 3 days, plus Recordings for 1 year)

  • $179 One Day Access (does not include recordings)

  • DISCOUNTED Tickets for students, pensioners and participants from low income countries
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'

Optimal Health At All Ages; Self Care & Managing Pain

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'

Day 3: Healing Our World With Yoga

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