SYR Program Schedule
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SYR 2015 Presents

Monday through Wednesday, September 28 to 30, 2015

Click on the date below for details by day
Monday, September 28     Tuesday, September 29     Wednesday, September 30   

 

 

Monday's Schedule 

TimePre-conference EventAdditional Information
11 am - 1 pm
Pre-conference check-in

11:30 am - 1 pm
Lunch
(not included, discounted meal tickets
available at front desk)
1:00 - 4:30 pm
Pre-conference Workshop
Yoga Research 101:  The Basics of Yoga Research for Therapists, Instructors,
and New Investigators


 
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Time Event Presenter(s)
4:00 -  5:00 pm
Conference check-in

5 pm
Dinner

6:30 - 7:00 pm

Welcome to the 2015 SYR Conference

Research Abstract Awards

 

Dilip Sarkar, President of the Board, International Association of Yoga Therapists; and

Edi Pasalis, Director, Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living

7:00 - 9:00 pm

Poster Session

 

Tuesday's Schedule

Time Presenter Presentation Title
9:00 - 10:00 am
Keynote:  Edward McAuley
Physical Activity, Aging, and Well-Being
10:00 - 10:30 am
Oral:  Patricia Kinser Long-Term Effects of Yoga for Major Depressive Disorder and Opportunities for Promoting Mental Health in Underserved Populations
10:30 - 11:00 am
Break
11:00 - 11:30 am

Oral:  Catherine Cook-Cottone

Girls Growing in Wellness and Balance:  Researching Yoga as Prevention in the Schools
11:30 am - 12 pm


Oral:  Marshal Hagins

Results of an RCT Examining the Effects of Yoga in New York City Schools
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch


1:00 - 3:00 pm
Poster Session

3:00 - 4:15 pm
Special Interest Group Sessions

4:15 - 5:45 pm
Yoga

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner

7:00 - 7:15 pm
Awards & Business

7:15 - 7:30 pm
Oral:  Young Investigator: 
Elizabeth Whissell, M.Sc.

Motion pattern of the healthy yoga practitioner - kinetics and kinematics of the lower extremity during three yoga postures
7:30 - 8:30 pm
Keynote:  BN Gangadhar Yoga Therapy in Schizophrenia:  Clinical and Biological Effects

 

Wednesday's Schedule

Time Presenter Presentation Title
9:00 - 9:30 am

Oral:  Joseph Signorile

The Efficacy of Yoga as an Intervention for Older Fallers and Patients with Parkinson's Disease
9:30 - 10:00 am

Oral: Alyson Ross

The Relationship of Yoga to Health:  Results of a National Survey of Yoga Practitioners
10:00 - 10:30 am
Break

10:30 am - 11:30 am


Keynote:  Remy Coeytaux

Yoga for Veterans and the VA:  Evidence Map of Yoga for High-Impact Conditions Affecting Veterans
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch