• Event Time 03:00 pm-08:00 pm
  • Event Start Date July 22, 2016 -- July 24, 2016
  • Event Location Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas - 208 Barton Springs Rd.

Event Speakers

  • DR. LINDSEY B. HOPKINS subscriber
  • DR. MAREN B. NYER subscriber
  • DR.MELISSA HOUSER subscriber
  • DR. NYDIA DARBY subscriber
  • Dr. Shilpa Babbar subscriber
  • Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian subscriber
  • DR. VIJAYPAL ARYA subscriber
  • DR. YVONNE COLGROVE subscriber
  • JOHNNA MEDINA, MA subscriber
  • Michaela Scroggins, MS s subscriber
  • Doree L. Gardner, MS subscriber
  • NYDIA TIJERINA DARBY subscriber
  • Dr. Stacy Hunter administrator

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Pure Action’s First Annual Yoga Research Conference will be held in Austin, Texas at the Hyatt Regency overlooking Lady Bird Lake. A perfect setting to unwind and learn more about this therapeutic practice that has enriched the lives of so many, this conference will delve into the effects of yoga on heart disease and cancer risk, Parkinson’s disease and more. Spend the weekend learning, practicing and playing in the beautiful city of Austin!

PURE Action’s very own Research Director, Dr. Stacy Hunter welcomes guest scientists to share their yoga research findings. We look forward to celebrating yoga with you this summer!

RESEARCH CONFERENCE PAGE: www.pureaction.org/research-conference/

  • A formal agenda for the event can be found here.
  • For abstract submission, please contact Dr. Stacy Hunter at stacy@pureaction.org.
  • For Sponsorship/Exhibition/Advertising opportunities, please contact Lindsey Stanley at lindsey@pureaction.org.
*CONFERENCE REGISTRATION ENDS FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016.
Conference-Only Pricing includes:
1). Admission to all conference sessions
2). Breakfast, lunch & coffee breaks during the conference (July 23)
3). Conference materials
4). Welcome package

 

 

Yoga Talk- Zach Scott Theatre

YOGA TALK EVENT TICKETS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE AND MUST BE PURCHASED ON SITE AT THE EVENT.  CASH AND CREDIT ARE ACCEPTED.  THANK YOU!  #YOGAISMEDICINE

 


 

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Stacy D. Hunter, PhD, PURE Action, Inc., Austin, TX

“The Effectiveness of Bikram Yoga in Reducing Cardiovascular Disease Risk”

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 Shilpa Babbar, MD, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Truman Medical Center Hospital

“Acute Fetal Behavioral Response to Prenatal Yoga: A Single Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial”

 

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Yvonne Colgrove, PT, PhD, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

“The Effectiveness of Yoga In Improving Function In Those with Parkinson’s disease”

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Melissa Houser, PhD, RYT, C. Psych, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

“Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Adjunctive Group Yoga Intervention as Trauma Treatment for Adolescent Girls”

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Vijaypal Arya, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

“Rapid Colonoscopy Preparation Using Bolus Lukewarm Saline Combined with Sequential Posture Changes”

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Doree Gardner, MS, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

“Oxygen Consumption, Heart Rate Response, and Perceptions of Two Prenatal Yoga Programs”

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Maren B. Nyer, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

“Heated Yoga for the Treatment of Depressive Symptoms”

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Lindsey B. Hopkins, PhD, National Center for PTSD; VA Palo Alto Health Care System, CA

“Bikram Yoga for Stress Reactivity and Emotional Eating”

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Johnna Medina, MA, University of Texas at Austin, TX

“Biobehavioral Mechanisms Underlying Yoga’s Effects on Nicotine Withdrawal”

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Nydia Tijerina Darby, PT, DPT, MS, E-RYT 500, Nydia’s Yoga Therapy Studio, San Antonio, TX

“Effect of a 6-Month Yoga Exercise Intervention on Fitness Outcomes for Breast Cancer Survivors”

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Michaela Scroggins, MS, Texas State University, San Marcos

“Effects of Multisensory Yoga on Behavior in a Male Child with Apert and Asperger Syndrome”

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Sundar Balasubramanian, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina

“Proof of Concept Clinical Trials Using Yogic Breathing (Pranayama) Methods: Potential Implications in Cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease”