Online Program

Yoga Understanding the Science and Research

LEARN FROM A MASTER TEACHER & SCHOLAR

Join Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy, for an informative lecture presentation on the biomedical science and research on yoga. 

In easy-to-understand language, Dr. Khalsa will describe: 

  • The research on the prevalence and popularity of yoga practice 
  • The important rationale for yoga research in modern society 
  • The basic research on the psychophysiology of yoga and its practices 
  • A model summarizing the effects of yoga on functioning, behavior, and health 
  • The relevance of yoga for education, medicine, and the general population 

Yoga is an ancient behavioral practice that allows for the development and enhancement of mind-body skills and characteristics including physical functioning and performance, self-regulation of internal physiological and psychological functioning, mind-body awareness and mindfulness, and deeper contemplative experiences. 

This program is for anyone who wants to understand more deeply how yoga can help you to live a long and healthy life. 

Read: How Yoga Can Help Us Live Longer and Better


Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
None
Suitable For
All
Program Theme
All Yoga

Presenter(s)

Sat Bir S. Khalsa, PhD, is associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy, and chief editor of the medical textbook The Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care.

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