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Stress Regulation and Yoga

Presented by Dr. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa | Published on: May 20, 2020

About This Video

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.


About the Presenters

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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