September 21, 2020, 1pm ET
Learn about the growing body of research on yoga effects on schoolchildren of all ages and research conducted on educators. This session cites specific studies covering improved concentration and athletic performance, stress reduction, and yoga’s benefits on students' breathing and nervous systems.
Yoga in Schools
and for Students of all Ages and Levels
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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