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Yoga: The Science of Infinite Possibilities- Sydney-16&17 Nov 2013

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#1 Oct 18, 2013
Conference with an emphasis on ‘Yoga and Mental Health’.
Talks by eminent speakers, workshops conducted by practitioners and panel discussions on Yoga Psychology, Therapy and Mental Health, Practice of Mindfulness, Treatment of mental disorders, Ayurvedic Therapy for Mental health, Yogic Management of Anxiety, Depression and other Disorders and the latest science will form the foundation of the weekend conference. In addition, this Conference represents a unique and priceless opportunity to provide a professional development opportunity to yoga teachers, especially in the field of mental health.
5 CPD points for each day
When: 16 – 17 November 2013 (Saturday and Sunday)
Speakers/Workshop facilitators:
Mr Simon Borg-Olivier MSc BAppSc (Physiotherapy)- Co-Director of Yoga Synergy
Mr James Campbell -Bikram Yoga North West Sydney, West Pennant Hills
Dr BN Gangadhar MBBS, MD - Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, & Program Director, Advanced Centre for Yoga, NIMHANS, Bengaluru
Dr Chien Hoong Gooi - BCom, BSc (Hons), MSc, DClinPsych - Clinical Psychologist
Ms Janet Lowndes - Therapist with over 20 years experience providing counselling, training, and consultation
Dr HR Nagendra ME, PhD- a Yoga Sri award from BKS Iyengar, consultant in Yoga to many Universities in Australia and USA
Dr Rama Prasad- Founding member of Ayurveda Yoga Australia
Dr Swami Shankardev Saraswati- a western medical doctor, yoga Acharya (authority), yoga therapist, author and teacher
Dr Rishi Vivekananda - senior Acharya from the Satyananda Yoga lineage
Some of the topics covered:
- Integrated Approach of Yoga Therapy
- Practice of Mindfulness in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
- Fighting Mental Illness
- Role of Yoga in Management of Common Ailments
- Yoga Therapy for Mental Illness
- Yogic Management of Digestive Disorders
- Role of Yoga in Management of Pain
- Yogic Management of Anxiety & Depression
- Role of Ayurveda, Yoga & Diet in Holistic Healing
- Yoga and Mental Health: Future Trends in Yoga Research
Online Registration:
Santa Sabina College, 90 The Boulevarde, Strathfield, NSW 2135
$150 per day (Early Bird $125)
$250 both days (Early Bird $220)
Early Bird - before 25th October
9:30am-5:00 pm

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