October 16 - 18, 2017
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health
SYR, Symposium on Yoga Research, is the West's foremost academic yoga research conference. SYR showcases some of the best new research and offers multiple poster sessions as well as ample opportunities to interact with other scientists, experts and professionals in the field. SYR 2017 will be held at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in the beautiful Berkshires in western Massachusetts.
SYR 2017 is a single-track academic research meeting that will include keynote speakers, invited oral presentations from other senior researchers, multiple poster sessions and ample opportunities to interact with other scientists, experts and professionals in the field. The conference is also a unique learning opportunity for yoga therapists, clinicians, integrative healthcare professionals and psychology and education professionals interested in yoga research.
| Important Dates for Research Abstract Submissions
|| April 12
| Call for abstract submissions opens
|| June 21
| Abstract submissions due to IAYT
|| August 2
| Notification to selected presenters
|| August 23
| Abstract presenters registration deadline
|| October 16
| Conference opens
Call for abstract submissions is now open!
The SYR 2017 conference team works closely together to make this conference a valuable and enjoyable experience for all attendees. They also welcome your ideas and suggestions for improvement.
The members of this year's Scientific Program Committee are:
Catherine Cook-Cottone, PhD;
Holger Cramer, PhD;
Kim Innes, PhD;
Karen Mustian, PhD, M.S., MPH, ACSM, FSBM
Sat Bir Khalsa, PhD, Chair
John Kepner, MA, MBA, Executive Director of IAYT
Sat Bir Khalsa, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Yoga Therapy
Edi Pasalis, Director, Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living
Debra Krajewski, IAYT Conference Manager
Susie Arnett, Kripalu Conference Coordinator
Visit IAYT's Dedicated SYR Facebook Page
For dynamic information about the conference,
professional communication, and
personal communication with friends