The Aetna Mind Body Pilot won the Top Research Abstract Award at the International Association of Yoga Therapists' Symposium on Yoga Research on September 23 - 25, 2011 at Kripalu, Lenox, MA.
Viniyoga and mindfulness at work: 12 week worksite stress reduction programs reduce perceived stress and improve sleep quality and autonomic balance.
Authors: G Kraftsow(1), J Landau(2), C Kusnick(3), K Bobinet(4), K McCabe(5), R
(1) American Viniyoga Institute
(2) Well Within Center for Yoga & Health, Madison, WI
(3) Headlands Consulting
(4) Health & Wellness Innovation, Aetna Inc.
(5) eMindful, Inc.
(6)Duke Integrative Medicine and Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine
Presenters of the poster session at SYR were Jerry Landau, BSChE, MAc, L.Ac, Well Within, Madison, WI and Catherine Kusnick, M.D., Headlands Consulting, Capistrano, CA. Jerry is an AVI Yoga Therapist graduate and Dr. Kusnick has completed the AVI Viniyoga Teacher Training.