Celebrating IAYT’s 25th Anniversary SYTAR is dedicated entirely to professional education, research, practice, and policy issues for yoga therapy. SYTAR 2014 will be held at the Austin Renaissance Hotel located in the picturesque Austin Arboretum area in the Texas Hill Country.
Keynote and Plenary Sessions
All attendees gather for these powerful keynote and invited speaker presentations.
Practice Sessions: Competencies in Actions
Twenty afternoon theory and practice sessioins supporting the competencies in IAYT's Educational Standards for the Training of Yoga Therapists in intriguing and practical ways.
Common Interest Community Sessions
June 5, 1:30-5:00 pm
Thursday Afternoon Workshops
June 5, 1:30 -5:00 pm
Ayurveda 101 for Yoga Therapists
Creating a YRx Practice Presence in Your Community
New! Post SYTAR All Day Monday Workshops
June 9, 9-12, and 1-4:30 pm
Clinical Yoga and Heart Health
Yoga Survivorship: Strategies in Cancer Treatment
and Post Treatments
Healing Relationships- an Essential Workshop for
Healing with Intuitive Wisdom. Knowledge Creates
Therapists, Intuition Creates Healers.
The Yoga Therapy of iRest Yoga Nidra
Taught by SYTAR faculty
Developing community is an important part of SYTAR. To that end, several meals and get-togethers are provided, including a reception on Thursday night and a banquet on Saturday night.
Plenty of time is built into the program for informal meetings with old and new friends and getting to know our sponsors and exhibitors.
Meeting of Schools
The Meeting of Schools is not part of the conference program per se. It is open only to program directors and faculty of IAYT Member Schools. June 4, 2:30-3:45, 4- 5:30, 7-9 pm and June 5, 9-12, pm. Led by the IAYT Accreditation Committee.
There are a limited number of sessions available on Sunday, after the close of the conference. Registrants may have one-on-one sessions with members of the Accreditation Committee.
Jnani Chapman, First Executive Director of IAYT
Larry Payne PhD, Co-founder of IAYT
Richard Miller, PhD, Co-founder of IAYT
Susi Amendola, Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease Without Drugs or Surgery
Nischal Joy Devi, Abundant WellBeingJanice Gates, Somatic Yoga Therapy Programs
Vasant Lad, BAMS, MaSC, The Ayurvedic Institute