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Recent literature suggests that Yoga can play an important role in prevention, during COVID-19 and post COVID-19 rehabilitation.


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Fri 29 Apr 2022

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC+5.5)

Yogic Management of COVID 19 by Dr Nitin Patil

COVID-19 disrupted life and livelihood across the world. It demands for a multidisciplinary approach for its management. There is emerging evidence that yoga is a complementary and integrative therapy for lifestyle diseases. Recent literature suggests that yoga can play an important role in prevention during COVID-19 and post COVID-19 rehabilitation. Dr Patel will elaborate on how yoga can be used to manage COVID 19.


Dr Nitin Patel

Head, Dept. Of Integrative Medicine, Sri Devraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research

Dr Patel is an academician, clinician and researcher in the field of Yoga and Ayurveda. He pursued his Ayurveda graduation from RGUHS, Bengaluru, and his MD and PhD in Yoga from world renowned SVYASA Yoga University Bengaluru. He also had an opportunity to pursue a Fellowship in Traditional Medicine and Integrative Health from Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune, which was funded by the Department of Health Research, Govt. of India. At present, Dr. Patil is serving as Associate Professor and Head of Dept. of Integrative Medicine (Yoga and Ayurveda) at the Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, his roles include Chairman of Board of Studies in Integrative Medicine, Member of Academic Council, SDUAHER Kolar, Member of Faculty of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, SDUAHER and Member of Skill Lab, SDUAHER, Kolar.


Sophia French

Host, Journalist

Sophia has been a journalist for over 15 years, and she has been practising hatha yoga for 20 years. She completed a yoga and Vedanta course at the Sivananda Yoga and Vedanta Ashram in Netala, and she's been practising hatha yoga in the Iyengar and Krishnamacharya systems. She is currently studying Indian philosophy and is a regular journalist