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Marlysa Sullivan

Marlysa is a physiotherapist and yoga therapist with over 15 years of experience working with people suffering with chronic pain conditions.

She is an Assistant Professor in Yoga Therapy and Integrative Health Sciences at Maryland University of Integrative Health and holds an adjunct position at Emory University, where she teaches the integration of yoga and mindfulness into physical therapy practice in the DPT program.

She is the author of Understanding Yoga Therapy: Applied Philosophy and Science for Well-being, co-editor of Yoga and Science in Pain Care: Treating the Person in Pain as well as several peer-reviewed articles.

Marlysa has been involved in the professionalization of the field of yoga therapy through the educational standards committee of IAYT, which helped to define the competencies for the field, and in characterizing the yoga therapy workforce through research. Her research interests focus on defining the framework and explanatory model for yoga therapy based on philosophical and neurophysiological perspectives.

May 2021

Yoga Therapy For The Structural System (Europe/North & South America)

May 13, 2021 - May 18, 2021

Immersed in the therapeutic power of yoga, you will be led through the structural forms of the moving body and become aware of the common imbalances that can lead to injuries and pain. Yoga Teachers from all traditions will benefit from this fundamental workshop that puts anatomy in motion.

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