Sat Bir S. Khalsa
Sat Bir S. Khalsa, PhD, is assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Research Director for the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. Through the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living, he is the primary investigator for yoga studies establishing Kripalu program efficacy, contributes to yoga teacher training and guest program faculty programs, and convenes yoga research symposia. His research on yoga for mental health in public schools, insomnia, anxiety disorders, and chronic stress, and his Harvard ebook Your Brain on Yoga, and upcoming edited medical textbook The Principles and Practice Yoga in Health Care has established him as a world-renowned yoga researcher, collaborator, author, and speaker.
- October 16–18, 2017
Yoga and Sleep
The statistics around sleep are enough to give you nightmares.
The Power of Pranayama: Research and Ramifications
Consciously controlling the breath can have tremendous impact on our health and well-being.
The Evidence Is In: Yoga Can Protect You Against Disease
The intent of yoga is to create well-being as a result of physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual balance. This is also the intent of medicine.
Yoga Goes to High School
I’m waiting in the yoga classroom of a western Massachusetts high school—the site of one of the Yoga in the Schools projects being developed and...
Yoga Research: The Power of Possibility
Nine years ago, we at Kripalu made an exciting decision: to undertake a serious yoga research program.
The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards
An excerpt from The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards Drawing from both scientific research and esoteric wisdom, William J. Broad’s The Science of...
Why Yoga Works
With the ever-growing amount of scientific studies conducted in the field of yoga research,...
The High School Brain on Yoga
by Iona Smith Like most of us, I would not want to relive my teenage years—unless I could do so knowing what I know now. Even so, I’ve been drawn to working...
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