How Yoga Works: The Scientific Foundations

Online Course for Yoga Teachers, Yoga Therapists and Health Professionals

Taught by Julie K. Staples, Ph.D.

As yoga teachers and therapists, we understand that yoga is beneficial. Knowledge of the scientific evidence supporting the benefits yoga is helpful to advance our work. In this course you will:
  • Learn to speak authoritatively on the research evidence when bringing yoga therapy or yoga programs into institutions such as hospitals, cancer centers, detox clinics, and schools.
  • Discover how yoga improves a wide variety of health conditions
  • Understand how yoga affects the nervous, endocrine, immune, respiratory, and circulatory systems.

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Exploring Evidence-Based Yoga Research

What Constitutes Good Yoga Therapy Research?

Online Course for Yoga Teachers, Yoga Therapists, Health Professionals, and Students

Taught by Julie K. Staples, Ph.D.

 

Finding and understanding research can be a daunting task. Have you ever wanted to look at the medical literature on yoga therapy and were not sure where to start or how to evaluate the studies? This course will show you how.

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How to do Case Study Research

Online Course for Yoga Teachers, Yoga Therapists and Health Professionals

Taught by Julie K. Staples, Ph.D.

 

Case studies are often the earliest type of research done when we want to document our observations. This preliminary data can be the basis for the next stage of research.
In this course you will:
  • Develop skills for planning a case study
  • Learn how to gather data from your clients/students for writing a case study
  • Understand how to write a case study

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Take Charge of Your Health:
Finding and Understanding Medical Research to Navigate Treatment Options

Online Course for Anyone Seeking Information for Themselves or a Loved One

Taught by Julie K. Staples, Ph.D.

 

 

When we are struggling with various health conditions, we often have questions about the best treatments and what we can do to help ourselves heal.
In this course you will:
  • Find out the best way to use a a free resource from the National Library of Medicine to locate medical research in your area of interest
  • Learn how to identify the most relevant published research studies and how to locate the information you need when you read them
  • Discover how to participate in clinical trials (medical research studies)

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