2020 SYR Program Schedule
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SYR 2020

The conference sessions will be provided live during the scheduled timeframes. For those attendees who are not available during the live presentations, all sessions will be recorded and available to registered attendees for 7 days after the event.

Click the date below for details by day (all times are U.S. Eastern time - See your time zone here)
Monday, October 19     Tuesday, October 20      

Monday's Schedule 

Time Preconference Additional Information
10:45 am–2:30 pm
Issues in Yoga Research Methodology

Main Conference Begins

Time Presenter
3:00–4:00 pm
Keynote: Ruth Q. Wolever,  PhD, NBC-HWC

The eMCC: Moving Mindfulness Skills from Transdiagnostic to More Precise Targets

4:00–4:30 pm
Oral: Kim Innes, PhD

Meditation and Music Listening for Improving Cognitive and Psychosocial Outcomes in Elders with Subjective Cognitive Decline

4:30–5:00 pm
Oral: Beth Bock, PhD

Yoga and Changing Health Behaviors

5:00–5:30 pm


 5:306:00 pm Oral: Erik Groessl, PhD 

Comparing and Adapting Different Types of Yoga for Chronic Pain in Military Populations

6:006:30 pm  Oral: Jojo Y. Y. Kwok, PhD, MPH, RN  

Mindfulness Yoga for Parkinson's: A Holistic Rehabilitation Approach

6:306:45 pm 

Awards, Addresses, and Business 

 6:457:00 pm

Oral: Young Investigator
Em Adams, PhD, C-IAYT, CTRS

Yoga for survivors of intimate partner violence: A meta-analysis

 7:007:30 pm


7:309:30 pm 

Research Abstract Session 1

Offered in breakout rooms by related topics

Tuesday's Schedule

Time Presenter Topic
11:00 am–1:00 pm
Research Abstract Session 2

Offered in breakout rooms by related topics

1:00–1:30 pm

1:302:00 pm  Oral: Rima Dada, MBBS, MD,  PhD

Role of Yoga in Complex Diseases

2:002:30 pm
  Oral: Marieke Van Puymbroeck, 

The Use of Yoga by Healthcare Providers: Results from an International Survey

2:303:00 pm

 Oral: Anne Cox,  PhD, MEd

The Pathways by Which Yoga May Support Positive Body Image and Physical Activity Motivation

3:003:30 pm

Oral: Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, 
PhD,  MPH, RD, RYT-500

Yoga, Body Image, and Disordered Eating: Research Findings and Practical Implications

3:304:00 pm


4:00–5:00 pm
Keynote:  Paul Mills, PhD

Yoga Research to Help Fulfill the Promise of Whole-Person Medicine

5:156:45 pm

Special-Interest Group Sessions

Details on the
Special-Interest Groups