November 12, 2020, 11am ET
This workshop will take a close look at the strengths and weaknesses of American and global healthcare with a focus on acute symptom treatment, surgery, pharmacological interventions, and high-level technology. Additionally, presenters discuss how modern systems do not emphasize disease and illness prevention.
Yoga in the Global Healthcare System (PDF)
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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