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Yoga as “Lifestyle Medicine”

I first came across the teachings of Swami Satchidananda (Sri Gurudev) in a transcript from a talk he gave in which he said, “We have a natural state of ease and when we lose it we get disease.” I was in medical school at the time, and nobody was really addressing the...

Integral Yoga Therapy Wellness Weekend

Join the inaugural group of Integral Yoga Therapy students who are completing their extensive 800-hour coursework to be certified with the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) for a Yoga Therapy Wellness Weekend! Drawing from the roots of classical...

Dean & Anne Ornish Offer Keynote at “Food on Prescription” conference

Dr. Dean Ornish and his wife Anne were keynote speakers in June 2022, at London's largest conference ever held on food and health, at the UK College of Medicine. They both are thought-leaders in the field of Yoga therapy and Lifestyle Medicine, with Dr. Ornish's...
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The Intersection of Medicine and Spirituality

The Intersection of Medicine and Spirituality

In this video, Dr. Deepak Chopra and Dr. Dean Ornish, two longtime friends and medical doctors—who are also spiritual practitioners/teachers—discuss the intersection of medicine, Yoga, meditation, love and spirituality. They also explain how meditation and lifestyle...

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The Health Benefits of Yoga with Sandra Amrita McLanahan, MD

The Health Benefits of Yoga with Sandra Amrita McLanahan, MD

Integral Yoga Therapy Clinic of San Francisco presents: The Health Benefits of Yoga with Sandra Amrita McLanahan, MD  —  FEB 27, 2021 Join Dr. Amrita for an interactive talk on the Health Benefits of Yoga: learn the basics of a yogic diet, including superfoods that...

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What is Yoga Therapy Really All About?

What is Yoga Therapy Really All About?

Dr. Steffany Moonaz, PhD, C-IAYT, is the founder of Yoga for Arthritis and the author of Yoga Therapy for Arthritis. She is a faculty member of the Integral Yoga Therapy Certification program (IAYT-certified), which offers a special path to a career in Yoga Therapy....

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How An 81-Year-Old Got Her Groove Back

How An 81-Year-Old Got Her Groove Back

I met Yoga therapist, Dr. Lakshmi Sutter (program director of the Integral Yoga Therapy program) by chance in September of 2015. I had been unable to participate in Yoga classes for more than a year. Total knee replacement and surgeries for hammertoes and pelvic floor...

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Brain Science and Yoga

Brain Science and Yoga

Dr. M. Mala Cunningham shares, in this video, some powerful ways in which Yoga and meditation can be understood through the lens of neuroscience. She provides clarity and insight in navigating the yogic path through understanding psychology, mindfulness, meditation,...

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Yoga for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Yoga for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Dr. Bessel van der Kolk is considered one of  the world’s leading authorities on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He has pioneered the use of Yoga as a therapy that is helping these individuals to work through their PTSD and regain a sense of mastery. In this...

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Global Yoga Therapy Day: Aug. 13 – 14

Global Yoga Therapy Day: Aug. 13 – 14

The Yoga Therapy: Beyond the Studio summit is a free event hosted by the Global Yoga Therapy Day. The summit was created to educate the public, healthcare and Yoga communities about the profound work of Yoga therapists around the world. The summit features two...

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Anxiety Buster & Hatha Teaching of the Month

Anxiety Buster & Hatha Teaching of the Month

Here we are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and anxiety is through the roof. We’re surrounded by it in the media and in family and friends. It’s hard not to pick it up. And if we are anxious, our kids will pick it up too. Luckily, Yoga can help us understand...

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Enlightened Health in the Time of COVID-19

Enlightened Health in the Time of COVID-19

"The enlightened person does whatever is appropriate," explains Dr. Amrita, in the latest Integral Yoga Podcast. Avi Gordon (Integral Yoga Teachers Association director) discusses enlightened action and a number of wellness topics with Dr. Amrita— founder of America's...

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