CIMY Retreat

Yoga Therapy Retreat 8 (YTR8)

Date Sunday, March 11, 2018 — 8:00am-4:30pm
Venue Webb Center, ODU
North Cafeteria
1301 W. 49th St.
Norfolk, VA 23529
Director Dilip K. Sarkar, MD, FACS, C-IAYT – Chair and Advisor, TI/CIMY


Led by Dr. Dilip Sarkar, this yoga therapy retreat will address “Yoga Therapy: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Medicine,” through a combination of lectures, presentations, and interactive practice demonstrations by Dr. Sarkar and guest speakers.

Advance registration, including acceptance of disclaimer and payment of registration fee, is required. For this reason, you may only register for one person at a time, so that we obtain accepted disclaimers for each person.

Remember to come “on an empty stomach” (see details in the disclaimer), and wearing loose, comfortable clothing.

Please bring your own yoga mat, tissues, and other personal items, as well as your own brown bag lunch, as we will have a working lunch with Q&A.

Parking information will be provided after registration.

Nearby Hotel Accommodations: Marriott Springhill Suites – 844-277-2201


Lecture: Implications of Yoga Sutras of Patanjali for Yoga Therapy (Abha Gupta, Ph.D.)

Practice: Yoga Therapy for NCD (Non-Communicable Dis-eases) (D. Sarkar; Saghana Chakrabortty, M.D.; and A. Gupta)

Brown Bag Working Lunch with Q&A (D. Sarkar)

Lecture: Yoga Therapy in Western Medicine (D. Sarkar)

Lecture: Philosophy of Ayurveda (Sastry Topalli, M.D.)


Practice: Daily Pranayam and Meditation (D. Sarkar, S. Chakrabortty, A. Gupta, and Aruna Swarup)

Required Donation:

Regular: $80.00
Seniors 60+ or Full-time Students: $68.00

Please note that there is a disclaimer to “sign” (by clicking) before you are allowed to pay and register. For this reason, only one person may register at a time, so that we may obtain accepted disclaimers for each registrant.

DISCLAIMER: Attendance at this event is for personal growth, and entails no promise of employment.