About This Workshop
Unpack what experts truly mean when they speak about disease prevention. This video explains why the most prevalent diseases in society are called Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), and what research has been done on yoga preventing NCDs and other types of illness.
Disease Prevention and Yoga (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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