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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!  

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Sunday, February 19 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Empirical Evidence of Integrative Health Usage Among College Students

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As complementary and integrative health approaches become integrated in the western medicine, what, if any of these approaches are utilized by college students?  This particular session will review the efficacy of Complementary and Integrative therapies in the Public Health Policy Domain, especially among the college population.
College students often suffer from stress, anxiety, sleep related problems and struggle with substance use and academic performance.  Yoga is being used as a therapeutic intervention for college students by researchers and this literature review focuses on seventy five college-based studies utilizing yoga interventions published in peer–reviewed journals from years 2000 to 2016.  Studies from these publications primarily come from the United States (n=36) and India (n=25).  The review article addresses variation in yoga intervention therapies, mainly method and duration.  Similar to other published research, most of these studies address major limitations and issues with research design and implementation, both of which are important aspects to consider within the growing field of evidence based yoga research.  Regardless, these published studies indicate that use of yoga in the college setting is an important and growing field of research. 

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avatar for Anjali Kanojia Ph.D.

Anjali Kanojia Ph.D.

Academic, University of Houston
Since June 2011, Dr. Anjali Kanojia has served on the faculty of India Studies at the University of Houston, most recently as Director of India Studies and Global and International Studies. She is a UH alum, and has earned a Ph.D. in Political Science. Her research and teaching interests include South Asia, India, Yoga & Meditation and health, with a specific focus on Complementary and Integrative therapies in the Public Health Policy Domain.
avatar for Minal Bhadane, PhD

Minal Bhadane, PhD

Research Coordinator II, UTHealth
Minal Bhadane is a Biomedical Researcher based in Houston, Texas. Currently working as research coordinator in UTHealth Neurology department. She holds PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Toledo and completed two years of postdoctoral research fellowship from the University of Texas Health Science Center in conjunction with TIRR Memorial Herman. Dr. Bhadane is also a certified yoga instructor and has been leading yoga sessions... Read More →


Sunday February 19, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Temple Classroom ISKCON

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