About This Workshop
Yoga is a comprehensive wellness practice that offers benefits to our physical, spiritual, and mental health. Here, presenters define depression from a clinical perspective and explain the rationale for using yoga as treatment in place of or in conjunction with pharmacological interventions.
Watch Part 1 of the video here.
Yoga for Depression (PDF)
About the Presenters Show
Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of yoga research for the Yoga Alliance who has conducted research on yoga for mental health conditions and in workplace and school settings.
Dr. Khalsa is the Director of Yoga Research for Yoga Alliance and has conducted scientific yoga research since 2001 on yoga for insomnia, stress, anxiety disorders, and workplace and school settings.
Kim Weeks (RYS 200, RYS 500, E-RYT 500, CEP) is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and wellness expert. She is also the founder of a wellness consulting and education company called Weeks Well, whose mission is to foster transformation in work and life.
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