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Date: 3/8/2017
Improving flexibility increases your independence while also decreasing the likelihood of a fall. Lowen Cattolico, UCSF Medical Center, discusses how mobility is important for health.

Date: 12/13/2016
The Sages & Scientists Symposium presents a panel of experts led by Poonacha Machaiah, co-founder of Jiyo, in a discussion on how technology can improve wellness. Machaiah appears as a HumaGram, demonstratiing a new technology for participating in live events from remote locations. Other guests include James Mault, MD of Qualcomm Life, Paddy Barrett of Scripps Translational Science Institute, Paul Duffy of ARHT Media, Moira Burke of Facebook, Simon Leung of NetDragon, Sridhar Solur of Comcast, Rick Stollmeyer of Mindbody , Upasana Kamineni Konidela of Apollo Life, entrepreneur Jeffery Martin and Deepak Chopra, MD, of the Chopra Center and UC San Diego School of Medicine. Recorded on 09/11/2016.

Date: 8/26/2016
Iman Crosson and Natalie Spilger learn about kundalini yoga, a more esoteric style of yoga that has them chanting, giggling and doing some funky postures.

Date: 8/26/2016
Julie Zwillich is introduced to the seven spiritual laws of yoga in part three of her trip to the Chopra Center. She learns that the qualities you learn and develop on the mat often translate to life off the mat. So as yoga helps the body become stronger and more flexible, those qualities translate into the rest of your life.

Date: 8/26/2016
Artist Yuko Kodama shares her inspiring story of healing and transformation and the role of yoga in her recovery. Yuko's cancer began in her mouth, and her art reflects the pain and memory associated with that part of her body. We visit her studio to get an in-depth look at the relationship between her struggle with cancer and her art. We also follow her to the yoga studio with Eddie Stern, Yuko's yoga teacher for almost two decades, who shares his perspective on her illness and recovery, and how yoga practice contributes to spiritual strength and perseverance.

Date: 8/12/2016
Eric Freitag speaks on the correlation between a concussion's severity and the advised treatment for such concussion. Further, Dr. Freitag lays out the keys to proper concussion recovery.

Date: 8/12/2016
Dr. Geoffrey Sheean describes a list of symptoms ALS typically presents with early on, and explains that, because these symptoms often mimic the ordinary effects of the aging process, early detection is often difficult.

Date: 8/5/2016
Dr. Geoffrey Sheean describes what's going on as Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS, progresses, and how it eventually renders a person unable to move at all.

Date: 8/5/2016
Dr. Mimi Guarneri explains why exercise is one of the most effective natural remedies for a wide variety of health conditions. She presents data suggesting diet and exercise alone may produce better results than some drugs, and calls into question the mindset of medicine today.

Date: 7/29/2016
Dr. Gary Small examines the correlation between inflammation and memory loss, and explains why exercise may have the power to stave off the effects of Alzheimer's disease.

Date: 7/29/2016
The vagus nerve is one of the most influential components of the human body. Best-selling author Dr. Deepak Chopra explains how yoga's various poses target nerves like the vagus and can benefit the body.

Date: 7/29/2016
Dr. Mimi Guarneri, President of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, explains the term "skinny fat" and shows that your weight alone does not provide an adequate picture of general health.

Date: 6/27/2016
Dr. Sanjay Reddy provides a brief introduction to acupuncture. He explores the "eastern" concepts of health and gives an overview of the applications of acupuncture to pain. He also looks at herbal supplements, exercise, mediation and other ways to help manage pain. Recorded on 03/03/2016.

Date: 4/14/2016
There is substantial evidence suggesting physical activity and maintaining involvement in cognitively stimulating activities buttress cognition as we age. However, the mechanism by which engaged lifestyles exert their positive influence on cognitive aging is not clear. Clinical neuropsychologist Amy Jak explores the relationship between activity levels, cognition and brain changes over time and how participation in physical activity may contribute to positive cognitive functioning in older adults. Recorded on 02/17/2016.

Date: 9/10/2015
As we grow older, we often become concerned about our memory. Dr. Ramin Motarjemi, Assistant Professor of Medicine and geriatrician at UCSD, will speak about memory changes that can occur with age and address common concerns. He will also discuss when to seek assistance, along with providing tips for keeping your memory sharp. Recorded on 7/15/2015.

Date: 6/11/2015
Dr. Darlene Mininni shares how resilience, emotional intelligence and mindfulness can affect physical health. Science consistently shows that positive emotions make a physiological impact on one's life - whether you are 18 or 80 - and Dr. Mininni offers practical advice to bring more well-being into your life. This lecture is part of the Frank B. Roehr Memorial Lecture Series, which was established by Mr. Roehr's daughter, Suzanne Angelucci, to inform the public on topics associated with the power of humor and positive thinking.

Date: 12/8/2014
Exercise is good for you, no matter how old you are. Jacqueline Kerr, UCSD School of Medicine, discusses new findings on physical activity and how to apply novel research to your daily life.

Date: 10/8/2012
University of Michigan professor of applied physics, electrical engineering and computer science Jasprit Singh describes how technology can develop to impact the ability to live the "good life." He is the founder of the RussaYog style of yoga and runs several studios and training centers in the United States. He examines how to have the "good life" in a sustainable way using concepts from yoga and mindful technologies, which enhance the inner senses. Singh works in the area of optical and electronic properties of semiconductors and their heterostructures.

Date: 9/13/2010
Chair Yoga provides a unique opportunity to find deeper well-being though exploration of gentle postures, breath work, meditation and deep relaxation. Kristie Dahlia Home demonstrates the health benefits of this mind-body practice and guides viewers through a gentle chair yoga session. This healing, calming and energizing practice can be incorporated throughout your work day and is also particularly beneficial if you find it uncomfortable to get onto or off of the floor or have difficulty with standing and balance.

Date: 3/22/2010
Sudha Prathikanti, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF, presents an overview of the history and philosophy of yoga, including its measurable benefits to health. She also provides a short demonstration of proper yoga breathing.

Date: 10/9/2008
Strong evidence suggests physical activity and maintaining involvement in cognitively stimulating activities buttress cognition as we age. Join Amy Jak, Ph.D., UCSD School of Medicine, as she explores how this phenomenon happens. Recorded on 08/20/2018.
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