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Medical Yoga Symposium

Presented by Therapeutic Yoga of Greater Washington and the Center for Integrative Medicine at GW SMHS
When: 
Saturday, January 11, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, January 12, 2014 (All day)
Where: 

Day 1 - Meyer Auditorium, Freer Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Saturday, January 11, 10am - 5pm

Day 2 - Marvin Center, George Washington University
Sunday, January 12, 11am - 5pm

Hosted by the Freer and Sackler Galleries, the Smithsonian’s museums of Asian art, in conjunction with the exhibition Yoga: The Art of Transformation.

Accreditation available for CME, CNE & CEU!

Meyer Auditorium, Freer Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Saturday January 11, 10am-5pm

Presentations and panel discussions explain how yoga and meditation can and do transform one’s life, profession and society. Lively interactions with the audience with experiential offerings follow each segment.  Presenters will explore yoga in medical, academic, professional and military settings; present seminal works, advances, accomplishments; and discuss the transformational elements of yoga in practice, therapy and research.

10-11am
Keynote address
Dean Ornish, MD, Preventative Medicine Research Institute
11-12:15
Yoga Practice in Modern Society
Timothy McCall, MD, author of Yoga as Medicine, Medical Editor of
Yoga Journal
Larry Payne, PhD, Director of Yoga Training Program, Loyola Marymount
University
Dilip Sarkar, MD, FACS, CAP International Association of Yoga Therapists
1:30-3:00
Yoga as a Therapeutic Intervention
Lorenzo Cohen, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, The University of
Texas
Richard Miller, PhD, Integrative Restoration Institute
Eric Schoomaker, MD, PhD, Lieut. General (retired), US Army Scholar in
Residence, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
3:00-4:15
Scientific Research on Yoga and Yoga Therapy
Partap Khalsa, D.C., PhD, Division of Extramural Research National
Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
Sat Bir Khalsa, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical
School, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Rob Saper, MD, MPH, Director of Integrative Medicine, Boston University
School of Medicine
Chris Streeter, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of
Medicine
4:15-5:00
Transformations in Modern Medicine
Lorenzo Cohen, Timothy McCall, Richard Miller
Marvin Center, George Washington University
Sunday, January 12, 11am - 5 pm
11:00
Welcome and Keynote address
Linda Lang, Therapeutic Yoga of Greater Washington
Amrita (Sandra) McLanahan, MD, Yogaville Satchidananda Ashram
11:45-12:45 and 1:00-2:00
Master Classes 4 ONE-HOUR BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Hatha Yoga, Swami Dayananda, Yogaville Satchidananda Ashram
Yoga Nidra, iRest, Richard Miller, PhD, Integrative Restoration Institute
Mobile EEG and Yoga in Everyday Life
Neilly Buckalew, MS, MSL, ND, MD PMR PGY-3 University of Pittsburgh
Jacqueline Johnson, MPH, EdD, 500RYT, George Washington University
Yoga & Biofeedback: Capacity Building for Your Nervous System
Yael Flusberg, Integrative Yoga Therapist & Coach
Luann Jacobs, MS Speech Pathology from Indiana University, Reiki Master
2:15-5:15
Workshops 3-Hour Intensive (CHOOSE ONE INTENSIVE)
Yoga Nidra, iRest, Richard Miller, PhD, Integrative Restoration Institute
Yoga for Stress: Rationale, Research & Practice, Sat Bir Khalsa, PhD, Asst.
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Yoga as Medicine, Timothy McCall, MD, Medical Editor of Yoga Journal
Cancer and Therapeutic Yoga, Camille Kittrell, MS, Boston Univ., BA, Washington
Univ., St. Louis, Founder of ExclusiveYoga Studio for Cancer Recovery, E-RYT
Pranayama: The Science & Application for Stress & Mindfulness,
Ed Harrold, Performance Enhancement Coach, RYT
Film Preview and Discussion Groups
Escape Fire will be shown throughout the day with discussion
5:15
Meditation and Closing Comments
CEUs for social workers and psychologists available each day: $20.00 for 6 CEUs per day. Sign up and payment for CEUs on day of event.