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SYTAR 2015 Presents:

Where Your Talents and the Needs of the World Cross

Thursday through Sunday, June 4 - 7, 2015

Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660-6206

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Thursday, June 4    Friday, June 5     Saturday, June 6     Sunday, June 7

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Thursday's Schedule 
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Time Event Presenter(s)
1:30 - 5:00 PM
Special Interest Sessions

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Common Interest Community #1
Rehab Professionals:
Bridging the Past with the Future

Co-chairs:
Staffan Elgelid & Matthew Taylor


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Common Interest Community #2
Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Health


Co-chairs:
Julie Carmen & Michael Lee

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Applications of Ayurveda for Yoga Therapy

Arun Deva, Hansa Knox, &
Devi Mueller

Suffering and Awakening

Janice Gates

The Morris-Payne Yoga Therapy
Evaluation Method

Larry Payne, Rick Morris &
Kyona Beatty

4:30 - 9:30 PM
Exhibits Open

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Welcome, Opening Ceremonies
Plenary:

The Importance of Community and Collaboration in the Advancement of Yoga Therapy
Felicia Tomasko, RN, E-RYT-500
7:00 - 9:30 PM Welcome Reception (Dinner) & Exhibits

 

Friday's Schedule
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Time Event Presenter(s)
7:00 - 8:00 AM
Morning PracticeSessions
Select One:

MPF01 -

Yoga Tune Up®: Myofascial Self-Care

Jill Miller, E-RYT

MPF02 -

Replenish Prana, Tejas, and Ojas Glow
Through a Mindful Morning Flow

Guy Gabriel, CYT, E-RYT


MPF03 -

Embodying the Flow:
Mantra in Motion ~ Mudra in Devotion

Helena Zera, RN

MPF04 -
Align an Arthritic Spine with Yoga

Cathy Lilly, BSc Med Tech, E-RYT 500

MPF05 -
Bringing Citta In To Practice

JJ Gormley, E-RYT 500
6:30 - 9:00 AM
Breakfast
On Your Own
9:00 AM to
6:00 PM

Exhibits Open

9:15 - 9:30 AM
Chanting & Blessing

9:30 - 10:30 AM
Keynote: Our Maha Lineage:
The Making of a Nation of Yogis
Philip Goldberg
10:30 - 10:45 AM
Stretch Break

10:45 - 11:15 AM
Plenary: Yoga Therapists - the World Needs You Now:  Parallels in the Evolution of Physical Therapy, Medicine and Yoga Therapy
Lori Rubenstein Fazzio, DPT, PT, MAppSc, CYT, YTRX
11:15 - 11:45 AM
Plenary:

Clinical Perspective in Yoga Therapy: Practical Recommendations Combining East and West

Dr. Ganesh Mohan
12:00 - 2:00 PM
Lunch Break
Be sure to take time to visit the Exhibitors
On Your Own
2:00 - 3:45 PM
Concurrent Sessions
Select One in each time slot

TF01 -

Synergic Medical and Yoga Treatment
of Lower Back Pain

Loren Fishman, MD and Cathy Lilly,BSc Med Tech, E-RYT 500
(2-part presentation - choose both parts to attend)
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TF02 -

Bringing Yoga Therapy to Clients of All Ages:
Yoga for Healthy Aging

Baxter Bell, MD, E-RYT 500

TF03 -
The Body, Interoception, and Emotional Health:  Clinical Observations, Emerging Research and Practice in Yoga, Mindfulness, and Neuroscience
Bo Forbes, PsyD, E-RYT 500

TF04 -

The Five Breaths Meditation:  How to Support Healing on All Levels

Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian, MA &

Laurel, Trujillo, MD

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Explore Your Pelvic Floor & MORE:
Yoga Therapy for Pelvic Health

Shelly Prosko, PT, PYT, CPI
3:45 - 4:15 PM
Break and visit Exhibitors

4:15 - 6:00 PM
TF06 -

Synergic Medical and Yoga Treatment
of Lower Back Pain

Loren Fishman, MD (Continued)

Cathy Lilly, BSc Med Tech, E-RYT500


TF07 -

Integrating Yoga and Ayurveda
as a Yoga Therapist:
Practical Guidelines for Common Health Problems

Dr. Ganesh Mohan

TF08 -

Mudras as Keys to Healing

Joseph Le Page

TF09 -
Utilizing Faith in the Context of Yoga Therapy
Jim Reale, RN
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Neuroplastic Yoga: 
Practical Tools to Empower Your Asana

Lori Rubenstein-Fazzio,
DPT, PT, MAppSc, CYT, YTRX
6:00 PM
Dinner
On Your Own
7:30 PM

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Alumni & Special Interest Meetings:

Credentialing Committee
Integrative Yoga Therapy
The American ViniyogaTM Institute (AVI)
Collaboration to Help Our Veterans Thru Yoga

 Essential Oils for Yoga and Yoga Therapists

You are cordially invited to attend any of the meetings in which you have an interest!

 

Saturday's Schedule
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Time Event Presenter(s)
7:00 - 8:00 AM
Morning PracticeSessions
Select One:

MPS01 -

Ayuryoga®: A Class For All:
Exploring Vata, Pitta & Kapha


Maria Garr
é, M.Ed, E-RYT 500, Ayuryoga Therapist & Ayurvedic Practitioner

MPS02 -

The Body is Wise: Are you Listening?

Mary Lauttamus, MSW, E-RYT 500


MPS03 -

Om Namah Shivaya and the Five Elements Morning Asana and Meditation

Terra Gold, MA, LAc, YTRX
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MPS04 -
The Thinking Body-The Feeling Mind®

Linda Lack, PhD
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MPS05 -
The Yoga Prescription’sTM
Gentle Yoga for Wellness

Kathleen Ross-Allee, RYT 500, CYT
& Alison Crowley,
RYT 500, CYT
6:30 - 9:00 AM
Breakfast
On Your Own
9:00 AM to
7:00 PM

Exhibits Open

9:15 - 10:15 AM
Keynote: Yoga Makes the Grade
and the Grade is A+
Loren Fishman, MD
10:15 - 10:45 AM
Stretch Break

10:45 - 11:15 AM
Plenary: Yoga Research: 
A Global View from the Cutting Edge

Sat Bir Khalsa, PhD
11:15 - 11:45 AM
Plenary:
Yoga, Mindfulness, Neuroscience, and the Body:  Getting to the Heart of Matter

Bo Forbes, PsyD, E-RYT 500
12:00 - 2:00 PM
Lunch Break
Be sure to take time to visit the Exhibitors
On Your Own
2:00 - 3:45 PM
Concurrent Sessions
Select One in each time slot
Click here for session handouts TS01 -

Harnessing Marketing and Scientific Research
to Build Your Practice

Matthew Taylor, Steffany Moonaz & Lilith Bailey-Kroll
(2-part presentation - choose both parts to attend)

TS02 -

Integrating Yoga and Ayurveda as a Yoga Therapist: Practical Guidelines
for Common Health Problems

Dr. Ganesh Mohan
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Iyengar Yoga for Depression

Lisa Walford & Lori McIntosh

TS04-
The Spirit of Healing, the Healing of Spirit

Philip Goldberg
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Explore Your Pelvic Floor & MORE:
Yoga Therapy for Pelvic Health

Shelly Prosko, PT, PYT, CPI
3:45 - 4:15 PM
Break and visit Exhibitors

4:15 - 6:00 PM
TS06 -
Harnessing Marketing and Scientific Research
to Build Your Practice

Taylor, Moonaz & Bailey-Kroll (Continued)
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Bringing Yoga Therapy to Clients of All Ages:
Yoga for Healthy Aging

Baxter Bell, MD, E-RYT 500

TS08 -
The Body, Interoception, and Emotional Health:  Clinical Observations, Emerging Research and Practice in Yoga, Mindfulness, and Neuroscience

Bo Forbes, PsyD, E-RYT 500

TS09 -

Utilizing Faith in the Context of Yoga Therapy

Jim Reale, RN
Click here for session handouts TS10 -
Iyengar Yoga for Depression

Lisa Walford & Lori McIntosh
7:00 - 8:00 PM
Banquet

8:00 - 8:15 PM
IAYT Business & Awards

8:15 - 9:00 PM

Plenary:  My Evolution as a Yoga Therapist

Baxter Bell, MD, E-RYT 500
9:00 - 10:30 PM
Evening Entertainment
TBA

Sunday's Schedule
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Time
Event Presenter(s)
7:00 - 8:00 AM
Morning Practice Sessions
Select One
MPSU01 -

Yoga Chikitsa and The Nine Rounds of
Tibetan Breathing Meditation

Megan McCarver, MA, YTRx, and E-RYT 500
MPSU02 -
Kundalini Yoga for Anxiety

Sat Bir Khalsa, PhD
MPSU03 -
The Yoga Doctors Method of Chikitsa Vinyasa Yoga

Eden Goldman, DC, CYT, YTRX, E-RYT 500
MPSU04 -

Yoga As Work-IN (Developing Viveka-Khyati)

Indu Arora
6:30 - 9:00 AM
Breakfast
On Your Own
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Exhibits Open
9:30 - 9:45 AM
Morning Opening and Introductions

9:45 - 10:15 AM

Plenary: Yoga Therapy for Space Health

Dilip Sarkar, MD
10:15 - 10:45 AM

Plenary: Yoga Therapy in India Video Project

Joseph Le Page
10:45 - 11:00 AM
Stretch Break

11:00 - 11:50 AM
Keynote: The Soul of Yoga: Health, Healing, and Radical Transformation
Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian, MA
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM

Benediction & Closing Ceremony


12:00 - 2:00 PM
Lunch
Last visit to Sponsors & Exhibitors
On Your Own