CYTER’s International Yoga Therapy Symposium 2017

CYTER’s International Yoga Therapy Symposium organised at Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth on 13th December 2017 in collaboration with Loyala Marymount University (California, USA), Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (Chennai, India), ICYER at Ananda Ashram, YOGNAT and Pondicherry Yogasana Association. This was the very first Yoga therapy event in India where five C-IAYT certified Yoga therapists were presenting on the same day. More than 65 participants from USA, Czech Republic, UK, Netherlands and India participated in the daylong event with invited faculty including Lori Rubenstein Fazzio and Shanna Hughes of the Loyola Marymount University, USA; Dr Sarada Sreedevi Amma, the International Consultant Clinical/ Counselling Psychologist and Yogacharya Sri S Sridharan, Trustee, KYM, Chennai. CYTER faculty included the Prof Madanmohan, Dr Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Dr Meena Ramanathan and Sri G Dayanidy. The sessions were chaired by eminent experts including Dr Kaliarathnam, Sri N Ardhanari and Yogacharini Cathy Davis of the UK. Topics covered in the event included, “Educating Yoga Therapists as Lifestyle Management experts”, “Managing Chronic Pain Through Yoga”, “Yoga and mental health of sexually abused women” , “Principles and practice of Yoga therapy as followed in Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM)” , “Understanding Yoga Research & Updates from CYTER” as well as practice session on Clinical Yoga therapy.