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About Sat Bir

Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD

Guest Teacher

Associate Neuroscientist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Sat Bir S. Khalsa is a world-renowned yoga researcher, collaborator, author, and speaker. He has practiced a yoga lifestyle since 1972. He is Director of Research for the Kundalini Research Institute and the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. His central research funded by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health of NIH is targeted at examining the efficacy of yoga for the treatment of a variety of conditions and the mechanisms underlying its effectiveness including substance abuse, PTSD, chronic stress, anxiety disorders and mental health in public schools. 

He has established relationships with fellow yoga researchers in the U.S. and Europe and in India where he routinely attends international yoga research conferences. He coordinates the IAYT Symposium on Yoga Research and is editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy. He is author of the Harvard Medical School ebook Your Brain on Yoga, editor of The Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care, and he teaches an elective course at Harvard Medical School in Mind-Body Medicine.

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