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Philip Stevens

Philip Stevens is a consultant neurophysiologist and sleep scientist. A certified yoga teacher, he is a Life Member and Fellow of the World Society for Clinical Yoga (Lucknow, India) with over 30 years of experience in classes, personal tuition and clinical counselling in yoga, meditation, relaxation and stress management (M.B.T.I. Accredited). He is currently teaching at the Department of General Practice, Monash Medical School, Australia, specialising in breathing, sleep, stress, the clinical applications of yoga, psycho-neurophysiological mechanisms that underpin stress, sleep, illness, well-being and recuperation. He teaches techniques that are specific to meditation, breathing and gentle yoga-based interventions.


Past and present Confer events
Yoga and Health: Research and Practice - An international conference
3, 4, 5 and 6 April 2014






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