Medical Yoga Symposium: Medical Yoga Symposium: Modern Yoga at the Freer and Sackler Galleries

Therapeutic Yoga of Greater Washington brings together multi-disciplinary practitioners and researchers to present a two-day symposium on evidence-based integrative medicine, yoga therapy practice and research, and the science of transformation.

-8-F1997.33Siddha Pratima Yantra Western India, dated 1333 (Samvat 1390) Bronze, 21.9 x 13.1 x 8.9 cm Freer Gallery of Art, F1997.33

This event is hosted on Saturday, January 10 and Sunday, January 11 by the Freer and Sackler Galleries, the Smithsonian’s museums of Asian art, in conjunction with the exhibition Yoga: The Art of Transformation.

freerThis is a groundbreaking collaboration between the museums and the emerging fields of integrative medicine, a landmark event for the realm of therapeutic yoga. The event includes speakers distinguished for their contributions to the transformation of western thinking through visionary work and leadership. Topics of discussion will include:

  • The Fine Art and Science of Yoga
  • Yoga Practice in Modern Society
  • Yoga as a Therapeutic Intervention
  • Transformations in Modern Medicine
  • Scientific Research on Yoga and Yoga Therapy

Click here for program and registration information.

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