Symposium on Yoga Research 2020 – Virtual Conference

Event Date: October 19th, 2020

International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT)

Symposium on Yoga Research 2020 – Virtual Conference

The Symposium on Yoga Research—Online for 2020!—is the West’s Foremost Yoga Research Conference

This October 19 and 20, join us virtually for SYR! Our single-track academic research meeting showcases some of the best new yoga research and offers multiple short slide sessions as well as ample opportunities to interact with scientists and other experts in the field. The conference also provides a unique learning environment for yoga therapists, clinicians, integrative healthcare professionals, and psychology and education professionals interested in yoga research.

The online SYR program will consist of invited keynote and oral presentations, short narrated abstract presentations, special interest group discussions, and more.

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.


Paul J. Mills, PhD, Professor and Chief at the University of California San Diego’s Department of Family Medicine and Public Health; Director of the Center of Excellence for Research and Training in Integrative Health; Director of the Clinical Research Biomarker Laboratory; Co-director of the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute’s Translational Research Technology Program; Director of Research for the Chopra Foundation

Ruth Q. Wolever, PhD, NBC-HWC, Interim Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt and Director of Vanderbilt Health Coaching; Associate Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, with secondary appointments in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing; Adjunct Associate Professor at Meharry Medical College

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