The Ancient Wisdom permeating all spiritual traditions reveals that a human being is 1% matter and 99% energy or consciousness. The root cause of all human experience lives in the 99% and only within consciousness can one activate the process of permanent healing. The revolutionary concept of a mind-body connection has long been known to Yogis and is now gaining accelerated scientific and medical interest in Western cultures. In this course, participants will learn the fundamental laws of health and disease according to Yoga, experience select yoga practices to move gracefully through complex times, and review some of the most important advances in the new field of meditation sciences that are impacting individual and collective health.
Sonia Sequeira, PhD, is a neuroscientist, yoga instructor, and Head of the Drug Development Program for Clinical Trials at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She has been teaching yoga since 1997 and is a certified instructor in Hatha, Kundalini, and Naam Yoga. Integrating her training in clinical research and contemplative practices, she leads pivotal clinical trials on the safety and efficacy of Meditation. Dr. Sequeira is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Meditation Sciences and the Advances in Meditation Sciences Conference Series.