Wellness After Covid: A Yoga and Healthcare Symposium
Yoga Alliance is a proud partner of Wellness After COVID: A Yoga and Healthcare virtual symposium taking place May 28–30, which shares the value of yoga in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This essential online event, co-hosted by the Yoga in Healthcare Alliance and The Give Back Yoga Foundation, brings together 30+ world renowned experts from across the disciplinary spectrum to share how yoga can enhance resilience and bolster healthcare systems burdened by the COVID-19 crisis.
Presenters include: Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP; Stephen Porges, PhD; Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD; Shirley Telles, PhD; Richard Brown, MD; Patricia Gerbarg, MD; Robin Rothenberg, C-IAYT; Lord Clive Brooke; Eddie Stern; Patrick McKeown; Adrian James (President, Royal College of Psychiatry)... and many, many more.
Additionally, the following symposium events are available for Yoga Alliance Continuing Education (CE) credit:
If you are a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) and attend any of the following, you can log this time as CE hours in your Teacher Dashboard.
Saturday, May 29
- Yoga for Stress, Anxiety and Burnout: The Science and Research Evidence, with Sat Bir Khalsa, PhD
- Barriers to Yoga for Diverse Populations: What Research Reveals About How to Create an Inclusive Yoga Space, with Jennifer Webb, PhD
Sunday, May 30
- Return to Sattva: Restorative Breathing Practices for Long-COVID, with Robin Rothenberg,
- Family Yoga to Destress, with Julie Gayer Kris
- Tibetan Yoga: How an Ancient Buddhist Practice May Help in the Fight Against COVID-19, with Ian Baker, PhD
- Addressing the Psychological Effects of COVID-19 through Yoga and Relationality, with Damien Ridge, PhD; Tina Cartwright, PhD, CPsychol; and Nina Smyth, PhD
- How Yoga is Supporting India’s COVID-19 Response Plan, with Shirley Telles, PhD
Symposium discussion topics may include information on Yoga Therapy as presented by individuals with credible expertise in that field. For more on Yoga Alliance’s unique policy on Yoga Therapy, see our Code of Conduct and Scope of Practice.