Singapore Yoga Teacher Sangha: Science + Yoga

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As the popularity of Yoga continues to expand across the globe and the benefits of it are clearly being felt by its practitioners, scientific research is growing to describe what exactly it is about the practice that many find so therapeutic.  However, communication and collaborative relationships between the science community and the yoga community are often difficult to bridge. During this gathering of the Singapore Yoga Teacher Sangha we will discuss if and why these challenges exist, whether it is important to overcome these challenges, and what science and yoga have to offer one another. We will also overview some of the major scientific discoveries in the field of yoga in order to gain perspective on the topic and hopefully gain some insight into how we might better communicate the science of yoga in our work as teachers. This conversation will be facilitated by Laura Dobberstein, who has been teaching yoga since 2009 and is currently researching science communication in the field of yoga for a masters degree at the National University of Singapore.

  • Wednesday, May 11th 2016 2-4pm
  • This is a free gathering with the intentions of leaving richer in spirit than you entered but…
  • PLEASE RSVP to the Facebook invite accordingly and honor your booking as a commitment so that we know how many to expect.
  • LOCATION: Our gatherings currently take place at my home near the Boon Keng MRT, not too far from Little India — send me, Lisa an email: with a short introduction to receive the exact address.
Singapore Yoga Teacher Sangha is supportive, inclusive, respectful, and collaborative space for yoga teachers of various styles who are based in Singapore to gather, share, and learn from one another. Our meetings are an open forum to discuss the many facets of teaching yoga, a place to share resources, ask questions, give answers, and build community.
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