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Are you interested to discover the powerful connection among Yoga, your brain and your health? We all want to lead a happy and healthy life, but the possible key to embodying both may actually begin in our brain. Integrating cutting-edge science with timeless spirituality, this inspiring and unique program explores how the latest research in neuroscience and mind-body medicine can cultivate more happiness and wellbeing in our life.
In the past decade greater interest in Eastern philosophy and its connection with 21st century science has gained popularity. Specifically, the influence of contemplative practices such as Yoga, meditation and breath-work to heal the body has prompted medical science to explore these benefits. Integrating medical research with spiritual philosophy, this unique training explores how current advances in contemplative neuroscience, cognitive psychology and integrative medicine align with ancient teachings from the Yoga Sutras and the Upanishads. Course content will examine the correlates of Yogic practices and neurobiology through the study of brain anatomy, neuroplasticity, and the interplay between emotions, thoughts and behavior for health and well-being.
Led by a recognized professor of contemplative neuroscience, Eastern religion and Yoga studies, this engaging and multimedia course advances a new framework of human consciousness, the powerful role our brain has in the healing process, and of the intimate connection between timeless Yoga teachings and 21stcentury science. This course is ideal for Yoga instructors, medical practitioners and mental health workers wishing to explore both the science and spirituality of healing facilitated by a recognized expert in the field.
Dr. Jay Kumar is one of the leading voices in the intimate connection among the brain, health and happiness He is the innovative creator of Brain Body & Being, a highly effective, easy to learn and scientifically proven set of tools that promote peace of mind, centeredness, vitality, health and wellbeing. A professor at Loyola Marymount University, his current research interests encompass mind-body medicine, contemplative neuroscience, and the neuropsychology of consciousness. He is also a certified Yoga and meditation instructor, motivational speaker, published author and media figure.
His e-book series BRAIN, BODY & BEING is now available online. www.DrJayKumar.com
**YogaFit Level 1 is recommended, but not required, prior to taking this course.
*The Early Bird cutoff date is one month PRIOR to the scheduled training date. ** If registering 7 days or less before Training Date.
Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology by Daniel Siegel
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ATTENTION NEW STUDENTS: If you are taking a YogaFit Teacher Training for the very first time, it is mandatory that you obtain a copy of Beth Shaw's, YogaFit (2nd Ed.), prior to the training. This text is a tremendous resource to have read prior to the first training taken with YogaFit and will give you a head start into the program.