SYR Program Schedule
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SYR 2017 Presents

 

Monday through Wednesday, October 16 - 18, 2017

Click on the date below for details by day
Monday, October 16     Tuesday, October 17     Wednesday, October 18   

Monday's Schedule 

Time Pre-conference Event Additional 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


 
See Pre-conference Workshop
page for details

 


Main Conference

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

5 pm
Dinner

6:30 - 7:00 pm

Welcome to the 2017 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:  Margaret Chesney

Yoga and Integrative Medicine: Taking a Breath, Looking at New Horizons and a Cautionary Note

10:00 - 10:30 am
Oral:  Wolf Mehling

Yoga and Body Awareness

10:30 - 11:00 am
Break
11:00 - 11:30 am

Oral:  Nicole Culos-Reed

The Role of Yoga in Cancer Survivorship

11:30 am - 12 pm


Oral: Karen Mitchell

A Randomized Controlled Trial
of Yoga for PTSD in Women

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch


1:00 - 3:00 pm
Poster Session

3:30 - 5:30 pm

Yoga and
Special Interest Group Sessions
:

  • Developing an Explanatory Framework for Yoga Therapy:  Theory and Practice
  • Yoga Research Reporting Guidelines
    Working Group
  • Research Practices in Trauma-Informed Yoga

Click here for details on the Special Interest Group Offerings
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner

7:00 - 7:15 pm
Awards, addresses, business

7:15 - 7:30 pm
Oral: 
Young Investigator: 
Alyssa Chimiklis

Yoga and Mindfulness Interventions for Youth with ADHD: A meta-analysis and systematic review of the literature

7:30 - 8:30 pm
Keynote:  Luciano Bernardi

Slow breathing: so simple, so complex


 

Wednesday's Schedule

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

Oral:  Lisa Conboy

Stories of change: Qualitative reports of improvements with yoga practice

9:30 - 10:00 am
Oral:  Stephanie Sohl

Designing Yoga Interventions to Transition from Research to Practice

 10:00 - 10:30 am

Oral:  Lisa Uebelacker

Randomized controlled trial of hatha yoga for persistent depression: quantitative and qualitative results

 10:30 - 11:00 am
Break
 
11 am - 12 pm


Keynote:  Lorenzo Cohen

Yoga in Cancer Care:  A Comprehensive Approach to Transform Your Life and Health

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch