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Welcome to the 2017 Texas Yoga Conference!  The TYC is a Texas Yoga Family Reunion! We are looking forward to seeing each of you in Houston for a peaceful weekend of yoga and music. Bring your friends and family and let’s unite for another year of TYC fun!  

NOTE: Vendors are able to begin set up in the Goswami Academy at 5 p.m. Friday afternoon. Outdoor vendors and Bronze, Silver, Gold etc sponsors can set up anytime in the temple areas.
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Saturday, February 18 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Yoga for Metabolic Syndrome – Research and Practice

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Topic: Yoga for metabolic syndrome – Research and Practice

Presenter: Smitha Mallaiah, MS

Description:  Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and stroke. The syndrome is so named because its interrelated maladies—abdominal obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, high triglycerides, and insulin resistance—are handcuffed to the body’s metabolism. A person who has three or more of these is considered to have the syndrome. The American Heart Association estimates that 50 million Americans suffer from it, and the number is growing in lockstep with the country’s waistlines. The rising yoga research shows yoga as a very promising practice to manage/cure this malady. Join Smitha Mallaiah for a presentation to learn the background, research and yogic prescription for Metabolic disorders. 

 


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Smitha Mallaiah, MS

Smitha G Mallaiah, MS (Yoga Therapy)Smitha Mallaiah works as a Mind-Body Intervention Specialist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer center’s Integrative medicine program. She received her Master’s in Yoga therapy from S-VYASA, Yoga University at Bangalore India. Smitha has been practicing yoga therapy for specific aliments for over 14 years at various hospitals and clinics. She serves as Asst. Director at VYASA Houston an... Read More →



Saturday February 18, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Temple Foyer ISKCON

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