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Yoga Workshop on Mind-Body Connection on December 4, 2013

I am pleased to inform you that my class in Philosophy of the Person A56 will have a yoga workshop and you are all invited to attend! This will be on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at Enrique Razon Sports Complex Room 202 at 430-600 PM.

Our guest Yoga Teacher and Workshop Facilitator is Dr. Dante Simbulan, Jr:

Dr. Dante G. Simbulan Jr’s current research revolves around traditional and alternative health care research and practice, also known as complementary and integrative medicine. His main current strengths in complementary and integrative medicine is Hatha Yoga training. He was the chair of the Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CCIM) of De la Salle Health Sciences Institute (under the Research Services) in Dasmarinas, Cavite, from May 2006 – May 2009, and leads the Mind-Body Studies Section of CCIM. He is also a Professor of Physiology, Department of Physiology, teaching neurophysiology, electrophysiology, muscle physiology as well as exercise physiology at the DLS-HSI College of Medicine.

He finished his undergraduate and masteral studies at UP Los Banos in 1979 and 1983, and his doctoral studies in neuroscience at Nagoya University in 1990, with focus on pain physiology . Since 2003, he embarked on formal training in mindfulness practices, engaging in meditation and yoga sessions, and yoga teachers’ trainings in the Philippines, India and the United States. Dr. Simbulan was Nippon Foundation’s 2010 Asian Public Intellectual (API) Fellow, doing work on the theme, “Theories and Practices of Mindfulness in Asia: Historical Context and Modern Relevance”. He also recently finished a Nagoya University Visiting Scientist Fellowship in 2011, doing work on “Slow Breathing Exercises and Heart Rate Variability.”

For full disclosure, he is also my husband:)

Please bring the following items for your full participation and enjoyment of the activity:

1 big towel (beach towel) or 1 yoga mat,

1 small towel to wipe your sweat off,

1 water bottle with water,

comfortable workout clothes.

Do inform me personally if you would want to join!



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