Experience Yoga close at the conclave in Pune

The Ramkumar Rathi Patanjali Yoga Chair and AYUSH Center of Excellence (CoE) will organize a Yoga Conclave on ‘Yoga Research for Addressing Health Challenges’ at the Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.

The conclave will be part of an international conference on ‘AYUSH for Future Health Challenges: Strengthening- Transdisciplinary Research’. It will address the need for yoga research and provides opportunities for networking with experts in the field. The conclave will focus on exploring yoga for promoting health, strengthening connections with Ayurveda, understanding the biology of yoga and developing epistemology sensitive approaches for yoga research. The sessions will be useful for practitioners, researchers, teachers and students of yoga other AYUSH systems, biomedicine and life sciences.

The Savitribai Phule Pune University has established the Ramkumar Rathi Patanjali Yoga Chair for boosting Yoga research. The Yoga Chair aims at research capacity building, public health advocacy, and promotion of scholarship. The Yoga Chair is functional at the Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences.

Some of the highlights of the conclave are the scientific sessions on yoga biology, AyurYoga confluence, Satvavajaya chikitsa, evidence-based yoga, yoga for non-communicable diseases, mental health, opportunities for interaction with yoga researchers, case studies on trans-disciplinary yoga research, wide overview of yoga applications in health promotion and disease management, opportunities for networking and collaborations, yoga with gurus: a practical session and an overview of study designs on yoga research.

This one-day conclave will take place on 30 November 2019 from 7:30am to 6:00pm at the University Lawns and PUMBA Auditorium of the SPPU campus. Practical session will start at 7.30am near the main building. Participants are requested to bring their own Yoga mats.

For more details, contact:-

Ramkumar Rathi Patanjali Yoga Chair, Ayush Center of Excellence, Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.

Email: ccih.shs@gmail.com, ccih@unipune.ac.in

Tel: +91-20-25691758

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