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Dr. Julie Staples


Julie K. Staples, Ph.D. (Guru Parkash Kaur) is the Research Director at the Center for Mind-
Body Medicine and a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher. She has conducted research in mind-
body medicine for traumatized populations worldwide for over 20 years. She is also an Adjunct
Assistant Professor at Georgetown University and the author of the yoga chapter in the medical
school textbook Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Her self-help book
Reclaiming Life after Trauma teaches Kundalini yoga and cognitive behavioral therapy tools to
heal trauma symptoms. She currently runs Integrative Trauma Recovery Program intensive
retreats and teaches online courses for yoga teachers, yoga therapists, and health professionals on
the science of yoga.

December 2022

Finding and Understanding Yoga Research: What Constitutes Good Yoga Research?

December 1, 2022

Finding and understanding research can be a daunting task. Have you ever wanted to look at the medical literature on yoga therapy but weren't sure where to start or how to evaluate the studies?

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How Yoga Works: The Scientific Foundations

December 1, 2022

International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training One of the required Online segments Open to all Kundalini Yoga Teachers As yoga teachers and therapists, we understand that yoga is beneficial. Knowledge of the scientific evidence supporting the benefits of 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. Increase your confidence when…

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How To Do Case Study Research

December 31, 2022

This is an On Demand course and can be taken anytime before Dec 31, 2022.
Case studies are often the earliest type of research done when we want to record our observations.? This preliminary data can be the basis for the next stage of research and can help you document the benefits of your yoga therapy/teaching.

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