Stress Related Doctor’s Visits – 60-90% !

2 Minute Yoga Breathe - DeAvilla(c)

Check out this Yoga Professional Academy news release on Stress, Chronic Diseases, Yoga and Breathing. Click here.   … [Read more...]

Dr. Dilip Sakar Symposium of Yoga Research 2014 – Interview

2014-SYR-Yoga Professional Academy(c)

Listen as Dr. Dilip Sakar tells about the delicious food served at Kripalu during the International Association of Yoga Therapists Symposium of Yoga Research.  He unveils the location and dates for the 2015 SYR. … [Read more...]

National Yoga Month – Spread the Word on Facebook

Yoga Professional Academy #SYR 2014

Here's How Yoga Rocks! September is National Yoga Month. Together we can get the word out about the scientifically studied aspects of yoga by posting about SYR - The International Association of Yoga Therapists Symposium on Yoga Research The short video below shows how you can do your part and help spread the word on Facebook. Head on … [Read more...]

Yoga Therapist Training Competencies and My Daughter’s High School

Yoga Therapist Training Practicum Observation

Last night I attended Back to School Night at my daughter’s high school. I was pleasantly surprised to find that several of her teachers are quite progressive in their teaching methodology and grading systems. To paraphrase her physics teacher: At the end of the day who do you want packing your parachute? It’s the student who can show that they … [Read more...]

YPA Pre-Launch to Be Celebrated at SYTAR


YPA Pre-Launch to Be Celebrated at SYTAR The first inside peek of the Yoga Professional Academy will be in Austin, Texas, June 5-8, 2014 at the Symposium of Yoga Therapy and Research. This landmark event celebrates the 25th Anniversary of IAYT and the launch of YPA. Yoga is growing at a whopping rate of 20-22% a year.  Yet many yoga and … [Read more...]