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Overview of CYTER of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth

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Overview of CYTER of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth

  1. 1. Centre for Yoga Therapy,Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education and Research (CYTER)Education and Research (CYTER)
  2. 2. Salutogenesis, our Focus • Vision: The innovative integration of traditional Yoga therapy with modern medical science, through a conscious focus on salutogenesis, thus enhancing holistic health and wellness. • Yoga Therapy unit became a centre under SBV AIMSBV AIM HIGHHIGH (Academy of Integrative Medicine for Holistic Intervention towards General Health) initiative & presently under Faculty of Allied Health Sciences 2 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  3. 3. Yoga embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature. …Let us work towards adopting an International Yoga Day Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  4. 4. Bhavanani AB. IGIDS. 4.4.2017
  5. 5. Bhavanani AB. SMVMCH. 16.12.2016 Yoga for HPE students @ SBV 2012 onwards
  6. 6. An Integrated Set Up At CYTER we are: – Educating future Yoga therapists, – Helping patients recover from their illnesses, – Scientifically researching ‘Hows & Whys’ of Yoga. Joseph & Lilian Le Page, Integrative Yoga Therapy, USA “There are many centers where you can get a Yoga degree, attend a Yoga therapy session or find Yoga research being undertaken. However, to have all three happening in one place is surely innovative. This center is indeed a role-model that combines the best of the East with that of the West.” “There are many centers where you can get a Yoga degree, attend a Yoga therapy session or find Yoga research being undertaken. However, to have all three happening in one place is surely innovative. This center is indeed a role-model that combines the best of the East with that of the West.” 6 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  7. 7. Our Team Director: Dr. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani MBBS, ADY, PGDFH, PGDY, MD (AM), FIAY, C-IAYT Deputy Director: Dr. Meena Ramanathan MA, CYT, DYNS, PGDY, MSc, PhD (Yoga), C-IAYT Yoga Lecturer: G Dayanidy, MCA, MSc(Yoga), PGDYE, CYT, PGDYT Yoga Instructors: P Danushapnadeesh, MCA, MTech, DYEd, PGDYT G Sarulatha, Dip Yoga and Bharatanatyam • Director is an international authority on yoga and yoga therapy and a medical doctor with vast experience in Yoga education, therapy and research. Member. • 19 DVDs, 23 books, > 200 papers, compilations & abstracts. 1300 citations, h- index 17 & i10-index 32. 13 are referenced by National Health Portal (Yoga section). • Director is member of Ministry of AYUSH National Board of Y&N, International Day of Yoga, National DM and Yoga prog, ICH & CCRYN. Boards of CYAI, IYA & advisor IAYT & AAYT. 22 books, 19 DVDs with h-index 17 and i10-index 32. 1st C- IAYT certified in India. • Deputy Director is first Pondicherrian to complete her PhD in Yoga. Extensive experience in Yoga for geriatric population and special children. She is C-IAYT certified & is an Examiner for QCI through IYA • Lecturer is UGC Net qualified for Assistant Professor & examiner for QCI through IYA.7 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  8. 8. Yoga Education • MPhil in Yoga Therapy, PG Diploma in Yoga Therapy (PGDYT) & Certificate Courses in Yoga Therapy are unique as they are offered through a modern medical institution through CBCS. • PhD from 2017 onwards. • International interest in the course. • Regular training for students, faculty members, senior citizens, special children and TG population. • MCI (1997) suggested incorporation of Yoga in MBBS. We are amongst the 1st to implement it for MBBS as well as BDS, BSc Nursing and AHS students. • CYTER model can be adopted by all innovative medical colleges when new MCI regulations are implemented. 8 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  9. 9. 9 Certificates PhD MPhil PGDYT Career pathway in Yoga Therapy Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  10. 10. • These courses are designed to develop broad understanding of Yoga and Yoga therapy as well as clinical applications of Yoga therapy in different medical conditions. • Four certificate courses with 8 credits each are being offered. – Foundations of Yoga (CFY) – Foundations of Yoga therapy (CFYT) – Applications of Yoga (CAY) – Clinical Applications of Yoga Therapy (CCAYT) • Participants obtain requisite skills to function independently and assist a therapist. Certificate Courses in Yoga Therapy 10 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  11. 11. • 2-Semester, 34 credits course for medical, paramedical, yoga instructors. • Theory papers : – Foundations of yoga – Foundations of modern medicine – Foundations of yoga chikitsa – Application of yoga in different fields – Role of yoga in cardiovascular, respiratory, musculoskeletal and digestive disorders – Yoga as a therapy for neurological, endocrine, metabolic, psychiatric and other disorders • Extensive Practicum – Training in Yogic techniques – Applied aspects in different conditions – Hands-on training in conducting sessions – Clinical and research experience Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy (PGDYT) 11 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  12. 12. – 2 Semester, 38 credits course – Individual mentoring by CYTER faculty. – Core : Research methodology – Two electives with practical evaluation of techniques and submission of monograph. – Major research project with dissertation and viva. – Portfolio and mentoring emphasized. – Extensive ‘hands on’ clinical experience in MGMCRI. M Phil in Yoga Therapy 12 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  13. 13. Student outcomes and progression 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 PGDYT 6(4) 4 (3) 8 (8) 11 (7) 3 Mphil 2 (2) 1 PhD - - - - 2 CFY CFYT CAY CCAYT 2016-17 5(4) 3(2) 4(3) 2(2) 2017-18 7 13 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  14. 14. Yoga in HPE at SBV 14 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  15. 15. Clinical Yoga Therapy • Yoga is usually found in Physical Education & Sports depts. • Usually given in general and non-disease specific manner • We at CYTER have it in a medical institution – enhancing the learning curve of our trainees – enabling us to offer holistic benefits for patients – creating awareness amongst medical professionals • Daily OPD consultations, individual & group sessions • Yoga consultations in all Master Health checkups offered by our Hospital services and IP wards • ~ 42,000 participants in targeted individualized and small group (~ 18,000) & salutogenic (~ 24,000) general sessions 15 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  16. 16. 16 Patient and participant diversity Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  17. 17. Yoga Research • 9 completed & 12 ongoing basic /applied research projects • Current inter-disciplinary studies focusing on – Psychophysiological effects in geriatrics, – Cardio-respiratory physiology, – Medicine, Pulmonology, nursing, dental, ENT, Opthalmology, Dermatology , Obstetrics & Gynecology – Special children and Transgender community. • 69 papers & review articles, 3 chapters & 24 abstracts • Adjuvant YT is found to halt disease progression not being prevented by Medical Rx alone: COPD, DM, HT etc. 17 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  18. 18. Community Empowerment • Workshops/Seminars/CMEs on “Yoga for lifestyle disorders”, “Sleep, consciousness and meditation: neurological correlates”, “Therapeutic potential of Yoga” ,“Introducing Yoga in HPE” & “Role of Yoga in chronic diseases” > 300 medical, paramedical, yoga professionals, students & international delegates attending each event in 2013, 14, 15, 16 & 17. • International Day of Yoga celebrations June 2015, 16 &17. • Regular awareness programs conducted at SADAY, Serene Pelican, Karunai, Cluny Hospice, Education Dept, various schools, colleges, senior citizen welfare associations, medical, Yoga and social associations locally. • Interactive Yoga Therapy workshops during International Yoga Festivals organized by Govt of Pondicherry since 2014. 18 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  19. 19. Beneficiaries Ministry of AYUSH, Govt of India, New Delhi CCRYN, Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi Morarji Desai National institute of Yoga, New Delhi Quality Council of India Gitananda Yoga Association, Australia and New Zealand Kaivalyadhama, Maharashtra Indian Yoga Association Gitananda Yoga Association of Canada. Directorate of Tourism, Govt of Pondicherry International Yoga Teachers Association, Australia Directorate of School Education, Pondicherry Integrative Yoga Therapy, USA Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai South Zone Cultural Centre , Tanjore Krishnamacharya Healing & Yoga Foundation, Chennai WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine (Yoga), MDNIY Department of Siddha of the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University Sant Hirdaram medical college of naturopathy and yogic sciences, Bhopal Danalakshmi Srinivasan Medical College , TN. SDM College of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences, Ujire. A J Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore. Doordarshan Pondicherry Kendra Sangopita & Aadahar Special Schools, Maharashtra Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College , Pondicherry. St Joseph Cluny Hospital, and Hospice, Pondicherry SADAY Special School, Pondicherry Pondicherry Senior Citizens Welfare Association Serene Pelican Township Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology Integra Sofware services, Pondicherry Consultancy by CYTER Year Amount 2013-14 89,000 2014 - 15 2,25,000 2015 – 16 1,52,000 2016 - 17 5,27,000 2017 -18 2,06,500 TOTAL 14,99,500 19 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  20. 20. International Day of Yoga Week-long programmes of multifaceted activities in June 2015, 16 & 17. •Mass Yoga demonstrations •Yoga sports competitions •Yoga Fests •Public Awareness Programmes at MGMCRI City Centre, Hospice & Schools. •Yoga Awareness in constituent colleges and Senior Citizen Welfare Association •National Seminars & CMEs 20 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  21. 21. Innovations & Best Practices 1. Integrating Yoga in Health Professions Education 2. “Divyanga” Yoga: The CYTER Model 3. “Silver Yoga": The CYTER Model 4. Choice Based Credit Courses in Yoga Therapy © 5. CYTER Yoga Therapy Educational Videos © 6. Incorporation of Yoga therapy education in nursing curriculum© 21 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
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  24. 24. Mapping the future • Collaborative Research Centre with Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy, AYUSH Ministry • FDP (TOT) for medical colleges on Embedding Yoga in UG curricula and on Educational science & Technology for Educators of AYUSH colleges in collaboration with CHPE. • International Yoga Therapy Conferences • Multi-centric studies submitted to AYUSH, DST, ICMR. • Qualitative research with anthropological inputs • MOU with International Yoga Therapy Institutions. • Internship for International Yoga therapists from IAYT, USA and AAYT, Australia. 24 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  25. 25. Charting a New Path • Government of India promotes indigenous systems strongly through Ministry of AYUSH. • Holistic integration of Yoga and modern medicine enables best quality patient care as the limitations of one are the strength of the other. • Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth provides a supportive and innovative milieu where Yoga, our cultural heritage, reaches everyone optimally, effectively & holistically. • CYTER can be nodal centre to train medical educators & administrators to set up Integrative Health Centers as we have necessary infrastructure and man power. 25 Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  26. 26. “Path breaking innovation indeed. Much needed for the modern world. Congrats SBV!” Ammaji “CYTER is such a huge inspiration. There should be many more projects like this.”- Kalavathi, UK “CYTER is balancing the difficult path of staying true to tradition on one hand, and adapting it to the modern world on the other . Dr Ramesh Bijlani, AIIMS “CYTER is balancing the difficult path of staying true to tradition on one hand, and adapting it to the modern world on the other . Dr Ramesh Bijlani, AIIMS CYTER is engaged in spreading awareness about traditional Yoga and its benefit for the welfare of society, in addition to carrying out research in yoga to establish strong scientific foundation for Yoga, which is most needed of the hour. - Dr HR Nagendra, S-Vyasa CYTER is engaged in spreading awareness about traditional Yoga and its benefit for the welfare of society, in addition to carrying out research in yoga to establish strong scientific foundation for Yoga, which is most needed of the hour. - Dr HR Nagendra, S-Vyasa Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
  27. 27. CYTER is doing the perfect seva, with a strong knowledge base. -Dr Shirley Telles, Patanjali Research Foundation Haridwar “CYTER is not just a centre, it is the medicine of the future. Joseph Le Page, Integrative Yoga Therapy, USA. “CYTER will surely be one of the torch bearers in Yoga Therapy worldwide in time to come.” Sri S Sridharan, KYM “CYTER will surely be one of the torch bearers in Yoga Therapy worldwide in time to come.” Sri S Sridharan, KYM “A great opportunity to train ‘hands on’ in the application of Yoga in medicine. Excellent training in a yoga therapy department within a modern medical hospital with a unique team!” - Nathalie Cazach, Student PGDYT, France. “A great opportunity to train ‘hands on’ in the application of Yoga in medicine. Excellent training in a yoga therapy department within a modern medical hospital with a unique team!” - Nathalie Cazach, Student PGDYT, France. Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research
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