Workshop: "The Science and Spirituality of Yoga" with Dr. Jay Kumar

The Center for Religion and Spirituality invites you to this online Yoga, Mindfulness and Social Change workshop of with scholar Jay Kumar, Ph.D.

Discover the powerful connection among Yoga, brain science, ecology, and health. We live in a time when it is becoming increasingly evident that personal and planetary healing are intimately aligned. The possible key to achieving both occurs by integrating cutting-edge science with timeless spirituality.

This online workshop explores how the latest research in science mirror sacred Yoga teachings to cultivate greater personal health and planetary wellbeing. This workshop is ideal for Yoga instructors, medical practitioners, mental health workers, and social pioneers wishing to explore how science and spirituality dynamically interact as a 21st-century paradigm for healing both Self and society.

To Attend
Registration is open online (click Buy Tickets button) until Friday, June 19, at Noon. This is a virtual workshop. On the Friday before the workshop, registered participants will receive an invitation to connect via live videoconference using Zoom. Read here on how to connect.

In the event the workshop is canceled, participants will be notified by Wednesday, the week of the workshop. Registration fees are refunded only if the workshop is canceled; no refund for partial attendance or no-show. For further information, please call the Center for Religion and Spirituality at 310-338-2799 or e-mail

A Note on Time Zone: The date and hours listed for this program are under Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT -7:00).

About the Speakers
Jay Kumar, Ph.D. spans a diverse academic career as a professor of science and religion, social philosophy, cognitive science, and happiness studies. His present research project on The Currency of Happiness explores the social, scientific and spiritual dimensions of happiness in relation to wealth and wellbeing. Additionally, Dr. Kumar is the co-founder of the Applied Brain Science Research Institute (ABSRI), an international group that counsels organizations and businesses on harnessing the art and science of happiness for both short- and long-term success. 

Saturday, June 20 at 9:00am to 12:00pm


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