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Neuroscience, Yoga, and Mindfulness: How Yoga Heals – Online

June 17 @ 11:00 am - June 20 @ 6:00 pm

Neuroscience, Yoga, and Mindfulness: How Yoga Heals – Online

with M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D., C-IAYT

JUNE 17-20, 2021

Neuroscience can explain how and why Yoga works for healing the body, mind, and emotions. In this online workshop, Dr. Cunningham will share with you some powerful techniques and strategies for increasing healing, happiness, and peace; and conversely, you will learn how to reduce negative emotions, thoughts, and behaviors that tend to take over our lives.

Researchers are now able to understand how Yoga and mindfulness practices can help us to heal, restore vibrancy, and increase resiliency. Over the last twenty years, research has proven that Yoga and mindfulness techniques can increase empathy, compassion, and optimism, and can significantly reduce negative emotions such as chronic stress, anxiety, and depression. We now know that certain Yoga and mindfulness practices can have a positive impact on our neurobiology and our neuropathways.

Explore and discuss:

  • Scientific ways you can rewire the brain, releasing old patterns and introducing new, healing energy into the body, mind, and emotions
  • Powerful hands-on healing methods designed to help with emotional balance through their positive impact on anxiety, depression, addictions, anger, stress, and other emotional and mental issues
  • Established tools for helping with physical healing

These ideas and tools are on the cutting edge of neuroscience and therapy. Come learn about this fascinating new field and discover what neuroscience, Yoga, and mindfulness have to offer you.

Live sessions on Thursday and Friday at 11 am–1 pm and 4–6 pm, on Saturday and Sunday at 11 am–2 pm and 4–6 pm ET. The schedule includes 18 hours of live sessions plus 8 hours of prerecorded Cognitive, Hatha Yoga, and Pranayama practices with Dr. Mala Cunningham.

Attendance at live sessions is required for certification. Recordings will be available for review for 8 weeks after the program ends, until May 9.

In addition, you will have access to Ashram’s Hatha classes, meditations, and an inspirational talk. You will also have access to an online social community to connect and communicate with other participants about this course.


Anyone can take this live online program for their own learning experience.

Those who wish to apply for APD credits are required to complete additional homework and Mala’s Neuroscience, Yoga and Mindfulness self-paced course before the live online program. It costs $196 (not included in the tuition for the live online program).

Continuing Education Opportunities

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Approximate Cost: $295 – $350


June 17 @ 11:00 am
June 20 @ 6:00 pm
$295 – $350
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Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville
108 Yogaville
Buckingham, VA 23921 United States
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