2019 SYR Program Schedule
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SYR 2019 Presents

Monday through Wednesday, October 21 - 23, 2019

Click on the date below for details by day
Monday, October 21     Tuesday, October 22     Wednesday, October 23   

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


 

 


Main Conference

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

5 pm
Dinner

Included with Registration

6:30 - 7:00 pm

Welcome to the 2019 SYR Conference

Research Abstract Awards

 

 

Amy Wheeler, President of the Board, International Association of Yoga Therapists

7:00 - 9:00 pm

Poster Session


Tuesday's Schedule

Time Presenter Presentation Title
9:00 - 10:00 am
Keynote:  Eliza Kozasa, PhD

Why Practice Yoga in the 21st Century?

10:00 - 10:30 am
Oral: 
Danilo Santaella, PhD

Evaluating Cognitive Changes in Yoga Practitioners with Neuroimaging

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

Oral: 
Crystal Park, PhD

Yoga reduces stress, but how? Studying the Mechanisms of Yoga's Effects

11:30 am - 12 pm


Oral:
Holger Cramer, PhD


But is it safe? Clinical and epidemiological investigations of adverse events associated with yoga practice

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch

Included with registration

1:00 - 3:00 pm
Poster Session

3:30 - 5:30 pm

Yoga and
Special Interest Group Sessions
:

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

Included with registration

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

7:15 - 7:30 pm
Oral: 
Young Investigator: 
To be announced
7:30 - 8:30 pm
Keynote:  Helen Lavretsky, MD, MS

Yoga therapy for treatment and prevention of cognitive decline and caregiver stress in aging


 

Wednesday's Schedule

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

Oral:
Cynthia Battle, PhD

Prenatal yoga for depression during pregnancy: Findings from a series of studies

9:30 - 10:00 am
Oral: 
Jennifer Webb, PhD

Inclusive Embodiment: A Social Justice Perspective on Diversity in Yoga Research and Practice

 10:00 - 10:30 am

Oral: 
Peter Bayley, PhD

Yoga reduces pain in Gulf War Illness: A randomized controlled trial

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


Keynote:  Dean Ornish, MD
(Presentation via video conference)


The Transformative Power of Lifestyle Medicine

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch

Included with registration