Scientific Research on Yoga > Video Archive
Yoga Alliance strives to support members with the most up-to-date, relevant, and applicable scentific yoga research to support their livelihoods and further promote yoga’s healing capabilities.
This video library includes conversations with our Director of Yoga Research Dr. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa and wellness expert Kim Weeks on research as it pertains to yoga’s applications in health, wellness, and disease. These videos distill this robust information for Yoga Alliance members and the broader yoga community to more easily access and digest the scientific research on the yoga specifics that they are seeking.
This scientific research workshop highlights the value of bringing yoga into the workplace. Experts' discussion includes the benefits of yoga for individuals who work in professional settings where burn out is common, such as the health care field.
It is no secret that stress presents itself in a variety of ways. Here, presenters define stress from a clinical perspective, outline the differences between between acute and chronic stress, discuss how it underlies most disease, and reveal the research on how yoga can help.
This video defines depression from a clinical perspective and explains the rationale for using yoga as treatment in place of or in conjunction with pharmacological interventions.
Schools have often faced challenges implementing yoga for their students. Here, learn about the research done on this topic and the ways children can benefit from this practice.
Learn about the complexities of the immune system and how it functions, how psychological factors impact it, and how research supports a rationale for yoga interventions.
Learn about the process of aging and how yoga affects (and even slows down) aging.
Explore the definition of anxiety from a clinical perspective, learn the rationale for yoga as a treatment for anxiety, and compare yoga's benefits to pharmacological interventions.