Day One (Saturday, January 11, 2014): Medical Yoga Symposium in Meyer Auditorium of The Freer Gallery Registration: 9:00-9:45 am Meditation: 9:45-10:00 am Discovery, Insight and Conversation: 10-12 noon; 1:15- 5pm
Day Two (Sunday, January 12, 2014): Medical Yoga Symposium on the Campus of the George Washington University - 23rd & I Street NW (Foggy Bottom) Registration: 10:00-10:45 am Come early, and meet your colleagues Meditation: 10:45-11:00 am Experiential Offerings, Master Classes and All-day Intensives
This event has been organized in conjunction with the exhibition Yoga: The Art of Transformation, hosted by the Freer and Sackler Galleries, the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art and The George Washington University.
This is a groundbreaking collaboration between the museums and the emerging fields of integrative medicine, a landmark event for the realm of therapeutic yoga. Click here for registration information.
Our speakers are distinguished for their contributions to the transformation of western thinking through visionary work and leadership.
Topics will include:
* The Fine Art and Science of Yoga * Yoga Practice in Modern Society * Yoga as a Therapeutic Intervention * Transformations in Modern Medicine * Scientic Research on Yoga and Yoga Therapy
Keynote: Dean Ornish, MD Preventative Medicine Research Institute
Special Guest Speakers: Lorenzo Cohen, MD MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Partap Khalsa, D.C., PhD Division of Extramural Research, NCCAM Sat Bir Khalsa PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Timothy McCall, MD, author of Yoga as Medicine Richard Miller, PhD Integrative Restoration Institute Larry Payne, Ph.D. Director of Yoga Training Program, Loyola Marymount University Rob Saper, MD, MPH Director of Integrative Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine Dilip Sarkar, MD, FACS, CAP International Association of Yoga Therapy Eric Schoomaker, MD, PhD Lieutenant General (retired), US Army Scholar in Residence, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Chris Streeter, MD Prof. of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine
For more information visit www.medicalyogasymposium.com or join our Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/377545315711233/?source=1
Please note: If you are a licensed health care professional and/or yoga teacher seeking continuing education credit (CME/CEU), please indicate this in the questionnaire after registering.
Day 1: 12th & Independence Ave, SW; Day 2: 23rd & I Street NW
Washington, DC 20013-7012