seva: compassionate service
In 2010, the yoga center conducted a research pilot study called "Mastering Anxiety and Stress." The pilot study was an eight week class designed for people who had little or no experience with yoga. Many of the participants suffered from stress as well as anxiety, panic, and mood disorders. In 2011, we conducted follow up research related to the previous year's pilot. If you would like participate in future studies, please contact the center. You may also join our mailing list or follow us on Facebook to hear about upcoming studies and research opportunities.
In 2012, the final leg of the study for anxiety and depression was completed. In 2013, we presented our research in a poster session at the International Association for Yoga Therapists Conference in Boston, MA. We are in the process of completing a manuscript and exploring publication. Stay posted!
aquarian age fundraiser 2011
Yogi Bhajan Library of Teachings fundraiser: fall 2011
Sundari Satnam actively supports the Yogi Bhajan Library of Teachings. Proceeds from donation-based sessions at the yoga center are given for continued work on the library through KRI, the Kundalini Research Institute. Donations in support of the library are also accepted at the regular Aquarian Sun Sadhanas. On November 11, 2011, we raised over $400 for the Yogi Bhajan Library of Teachings.
mastering anxiety & stress 2011
The second research study began in September 2011. This protocol was for adults suffering from anxiety and stress and ran for 8 weeks. The pilot was conducted in both Windsor and Grafton.
reaching out to vermont youth 2011 with windsor county youth services
The Sundari Satnam kundalini yoga center offered yoga classes and anxiety management techniques to local shelter residents and youth-in-crisis.
Additionally, in the spring of 2011, we began a 7 week, young girl's yoga and relaxation group in Windsor, Vermont. We tracked changes in the participants' levels of stress and anxiety to see how effective Kundalini Yoga could be for children experiencing the symptoms of stress and anxiety.
seva: harmony house in berea, kentucky
community center fundraiser: summer 2010
The Sundari Satnam Kundalini Yoga Center proudly promoted Harmony House in Berea, Kentucky in the summer of 2010 by sponsoring a weekend of Kundalini Yoga, gong meditation and networking for people interested in yoga activities. We are hopeful this weekend event will help ignite more KY activities in the area.