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Professor Sat Bir Khalsa

Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, Ph.D. received his doctorate in human physiology and neuroscience at the University of Toronto and has conducted research in neuroscience, biological rhythms, sleep and sleep disorders for over 30 years. For over 10 years he has been fully engaged in basic and clinical research on the effectiveness of yoga and meditation practices in improving physical and psychological health. He has also been personally involved in the practice of a yoga lifestyle for over 40 years and is a certified Kundalini Yoga instructor. He is currently the Director of Research for the Kundalini Research Institute, Research Director of the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.


Past and present Confer events
Yoga and Health: Research and Practice - An international conference
3, 4, 5 and 6 April 2014
Yoga & Mental Health
A 3-day conference-workshop exploring its role in emotional healing, affective regulation and neurobiology

2 - 4 November 20012







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