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Welcome To YogaX


YogaX is a special initiative of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford's School of Medicine integrating science and soul to inspire health and wellbeing. Our mission is the integration of therapeutic yoga in health and allied healthcare settings. YogaX’s three branches - yoga teacher certification, continuing education with a therapeutic yoga focus for yoga teachers and healthcare providers, and yoga services to our communities - are rooted in holistic spiritual traditions as well as modern neuroscience, biomedical, and psychological research.


We offer YogaX at Stanford Psychiatry to inspire, support, and implement science-informed, soul-inspired, holistic yoga education, training, and services that support the wellbeing of individuals and communities.  YogaX invites you to attend continuing education workshops or self-care events; enroll in teacher training; and use our services, such as our blog, mindfulness moments, and classes! 


Like our broader community, each of us brings special expertise, passion, and originality.  We love science and yoga; we take them seriously without losing our sense of humor, humanity, and delight. Our practices and commitment continually lead us back home to our own inner wisdom and joy, as well as to deep appreciation for one another and the unique group that we have become. We now invite you to become part of our caring community and to share our joy in the profound gift and transformational power that is yoga.  

Our work is guided by a set of deeply held values (see our Vision and Values page) that we seek to integrate in everything we do.  We are committed to contributing to the greater good, to facilitating personal and community transformation, and to inspiring open-heartedness and open-mindedness.  We hope you will join us on our journey dedicated to bringing holistic, accessible yoga to everyone, into healthcare and mental healthcare, and into our collective lives.  


To learn more about YogaX, we invite you peruse the many pages of our website, visit our blog, join us for a workshop, or become a teacher.  You can also listen to a podcast about YogaX at Changing the Face of Yoga.  

We look forward to meeting you --

Your YogaXTeam

Join us for a variety of classes and workshops to cultivate your neuro-informed yoga practice

Take your yoga practice to the next level with a 200-hour yoga teacher training.  

Follow along as we explore the philosophy and practice of yoga by reading our blog.

"Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the Self.."

Bhagavad Gita (concept of Verse 6.2)


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