The Science of Yoga

WOJTONSOKOLOW-promoOur guest on Wednesday October 13th at 1PM EDT  on will be Dr. Vijayendra Pratap, who is the President of the Yoga Research Society, Founder/Director of the SKY Foundation, and Director of the yoga program at Jefferson’s Marcus Institute of Integrative Medicine the Myrna Brind Center. He is the author of A Teacher’s Guide for Beginning Yoga, Yoga Vision, Secrets of Hatha Vidya, Stories Retold, Yoga of Gheranda and Yoga of Goraksa.

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His Teacher, Swami Kuvalayanandaji, whose spiritual lineage goes back through the ages enduring the test of time, introduced Dr. Pratap to Yoga. Dr Pratap went on to receive his Diploma in Yoga Pravishta in India.

Dr. Pratap received his Ph.D. in Applied Psychology from the University of Bombay. He has conducted Yoga programs for institutions worldwide, including the Institute of Religious Psychology in Tokyo, Esalen, in Big Sur, CA, and the Instituto Psicosomatica E Yoga, in Torino, Italy, just to name a few.

Dr. Pratap has also made presentations at various conferences, such as the World Conference of Scientific Yoga, in New Delhi; the Biofeedback Research Society Conference in Colorado; the International Yoga and Meditation Congresses in Chicago; the Third World Congress of Yoga in Sao Paulo, Brazil; and the Yoga Research Society Conferences in Philadelphia.

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