Nydia’s Yoga Therapy Studio has been successful in participating in Yoga Research.
Nydia Tijerina Darby has developed protocols for the Yoga Asana practices utilized in the research programs. She has also mentored and trained the yoga teachers in the protocol and has supervised the programs on site at the studio. The NYT Yoga Research Team is the first of its kind and is recognized by the International Association of Yoga Therapists as a program that offers 200 hours of specialized continuing education for certified yoga instructors.
Nydia’s Yoga Therapy Yoga Research Team presented two research posters at the Symposium on Yoga Research at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Massachussetts on September 24-26th 2014.
- Nydia Tijerina Darby, MS, PT presented “A Structured and Combined Yoga Asana & Pranayama Intervention for Post-Treatment Breast Cancer Survivors.”
- Terri Boggess, PhD presented “Effect of a six month yoga exercise intervention on fitness outcomes for breast cancer survivors.”
Some information about the Symposium on Yoga Research:
SYR is the West’s foremost academic yoga research conference. SYR showcases some of the best new research and offers multiple poster sessions as well as ample opportunities to interact with other scientists, experts and professionals in the field. SYR 2014 will be held at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in the beautiful Berkshires in western Massachusetts.
SYR 2014 is a single-track academic research meeting that will include keynote speakers, invited oral presentations from other senior researchers, multiple poster sessions and ample opportunities to interact with other scientists, experts and professionals in the field. The conference is also a unique learning opportunity for yoga therapists, clinicians, integrative healthcare professionals and psychology and education professionals interested in yoga research.
You can find information about this symposium at http://www.sytar.org/syr2014/syr_CallForPosterAbstracts.htm.
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