2017 Yoga

Therapy  Summit 

SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 1
CHICAGO

Day

Time

Event

Presenter(s)

Fri
Sep 29


VENDOR MARKET ALL DAY


2p - 7p

Registration



6p - 7p

Buffet Dinner



7p - 9p

Opening Ceremony & Interviews with Mr. Desikachar's long-time students

Various

Sat

Sep 30

7a - 8a

Morning Asana

Chase Bossart

JJ Gormley

Laura Jane Mellencamp-Murphy



VENDOR MARKET ALL DAY

8a - 9a

Breakfast Break



9a - 12p

Be a Good Farmer! Reflections on the Process of Yoga Therapy

Chase Bossart



Cultivating Resilience As We Age: Yoga Therapy

Perspectives

Clare Collins



Keeping the Yoga in Yoga Therapy

Kate Holcombe



The Anatomy of Breath

Leslie Kaminoff



Cutting the “Knots” of the Heart (Hṛdaya-Granthi Bhedanam): Brāhma Granthi

Gary Kraftsow



Yogic Meditation: Pure, Simple, Direct

Richard Miller



Yoga: Linking to Your Healing Source

Sonia Nelson



​The Lower Back: Lessons from Desikachar and

Integrative Health Professionals

Larry Payne



Asana: Classical Vinyasa Krama as the

Foundation for Therapeutic Asana

Amy Wheeler


12p - 2p

Lunch



2:15p - 4p

Yathābhimatā dhyānādvā: On Selecting Meditation Objects

Chase Bossart



Women's Panel Discussion: Yoga Therapy from

a Woman's Perspective

Clare Collins

Kate Holcombe

Sonia Nelson



The Anatomy of Spinal Release and Support

Leslie Kaminoff



Cutting the “Knots” of the Heart (Hṛdaya-Granthi Bhedanam): Viṣṇu Granthi

Gary Kraftsow



​Kernels of Truth: Core Healing and the Play of 

Opposites with the 7 Cakras

Richard Miller



​Yoga Off the Mat

Larry Payne



Pranayama: Classical Techniques as the Foundation for Healing and Beyond

Amy Wheeler


4p - 7p

Happy Hour and Book Signing



7p - 9p

Personal Interviews and Interviews on the Evolution of the IAYT

Various

Sun

Oct 1

7a - 8a

Morning Asana

Chase Bossart

JJ Gormley

Laura Jane Mellencamp-

Murphy



VENDOR MARKET ALL DAY

8a - 9a

Breakfast Break



9a - 11:15a

Teaching Breathing: Insights & Advice for Therapeutic Situations

Chase Bossart



Cultivating Resilience As We Age: Yoga Therapy

Perspectives

Clare Collins



Self-Discovery and Transformation

Kate Holcombe



The Anatomy of Bandha, Dynamic and Static

Leslie Kaminoff



Cutting the “Knots” of the Heart (Hṛdaya-Granthi Bhedanam): Rudra Granthi

Gary Kraftsow



Healing from Wholeness

Richard Miller



Yoga: Linking to Your Healing Source

Sonia Nelson



Yoga for Three Stages of Life in America

Larry Payne



Dharana, Dhyanam Samadhi: Classical Meditation Techniques as the Foundation for Mastery of Self, Healing, and Freedom

Amy Wheeler


11:30a - 12:30p

Final thoughts with all teachers

All

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