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Sat Bir Singh Khalsa

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Religion  Sikhism
Spouse(s)  Siri Krishna Kaur
Name  Sat Singh

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Born  20 December 1951 (1951-12-20) Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Children  Hansmukh Kaur (daughter), Harimandir Singh (son)
Books  Your Brain on Yoga (Harvard Medical School Guide)

Research interview with sat bir singh khalsa for the documentary yoga in the shadows

Sat Bir Singh Khalsa is a researcher in the field of body mind medicine, specializing in yoga therapy. Originally from Toronto, he earned his Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, where he also began his practice of Kundalini Yoga under the tutelage of Yogi Bhajan. He is (since 2006) an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Neuroscientist (since 1998) in the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, at the Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, in Boston Massachusetts. Since 2007, Sat Bir Singh Khalsa has served as the Director of Research at both the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts and the Kundalini Research Institute in New Mexico.


Research Studies

Sat Bir Singh Khalsa has participated in numerous mind-body studies. His work has been published in more than thirty papers. His most widely cited work explores human sleep cycles.

Several of his other papers explore the application of yoga as therapy for insomnia, performance anxiety, mental health in a secondary school setting, drug addiction, depression, and as a predictor of low body mass and low medication usage.

General Publications

  • Sat Bir Singh Khalsa. (2009). "Kundalini Yoga as Therapy: A Research Perspective," chapter in Kundalini Rising: Exploring the Awakening of Kundalini. Boulder Colorado, Sounds True, Inc.
  • Sat Bir Singh Khalsa with Jodie Gould (2012). Your Brain on Yoga. Rosetta Books.
  • References

    Sat Bir Singh Khalsa Wikipedia