Yoga in Integrative Care: Optimizing Safety and Effectiveness
2021 Annual Conference
Time to Complete
What you will learn
- Provide background on yoga and yoga professions.
- Outline evidence trajectory related to therapeutic applications.
- Consider yoga professional skills for integrative practice.
- Considerations for bringing yoga programs and professionals into your practice, facility, and/or referral network.
This course includes:
Certificate of Completion
Steffany Moonaz, PhD, C-IAYT
Dr. Steffany Moonaz is a yoga therapist and researcher in Baltimore, MD and serves as Chair of Integrative Health Research at the Maryland University of Integrative Health. She became curious about importance of mind-body activities at a young age, and has always had a passion and a curiosity about the healing power of mindful movement. She completed undergraduate work in biology and dance at Oberlin College, earned a MFA from University of Maryland as well as a CMA from the Laban Institute and spent eight years at Johns Hopkins University, helping to develop and evaluate a yoga program for
individuals with the chronic diseases of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, which became the basis for her PhD in public health. Along with ongoing research collaborations at the National Institutes of Health and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Moonaz is working to bring yoga to people with arthritis in communities around the country, as well as educating yoga teachers and yoga therapists about the unique needs of this population. She currently leads Yoga for Arthritis teacher training programs nationwide and serves as a mentor for several emerging researchers who are working to study the effects of yoga for various health conditions. Dr. Moonaz proudly serves on the Executive Committee of the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health and advocates for evidence-informed practice and policy across integrative health fields.
Accreditation and CME
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the CME website.
All other healthcare professionals completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content, complete a quiz with a score of 75% or higher, and submit an evaluation. This course is CME-eligible ending on December 31, 2023. After this date, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.