Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Evidenced Based Yoga Therapy

What is the value of evidenced based Yoga therapy and why do we need it? In this insightful talk given by John Kepner, Executive Director of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), John explores the controversies around evidenced based Yoga therapy and outlines what is and isn’t being done and why. He notes the lack of private funding for yoga research (“You can’t patent yoga,” he gives as a reason.) and what IAYT, as well as the National Institutes of Health, are doing to support yoga research. Click here to read more.