IYTM Chair

Dilip Sarkar, MD, FACS, C-IAYT, D. Litt. (yoga)
Baltimore, MD US

IYTM Council of Advisors (COA)

Ganapati Myneni, PhD, C-IAYT.
Poquoson, VA US

Abha Gupta, PhD, C-IAYT
Hampton, VA US

Saghana Chakrabortty, MD, C-IAYT
Virginia Beach, VA US

Sastry K. Topalli, MD
Virginia Beach, VA US

Aruna Swarup, C-IAYT
Suffolk, VA US


IYTM Resources

The Illustrated List of Ten Mudraa_s for Health and Healing was prepared by Dr. Dilip Sarkar, Chair and Advisor, Taksha Center for Integrative Medicine and Yoga (CIMY). The mudras depicted are adapted from the video entitled “Yoga Therapy for Health and Healing of Body Mind and Spirit” by Dr. Sarkar and Adarsh Deepak, PhD (June 2013).

IYTM Publications (published by TI/DHB)

Taksha Yoga Therapy for Health and Healing of Body Mind and Spirit(2009), a 3-disc DVD set, is available at: The beneficial effects of Mudra_s occur when performed in conjunction with Praayaanaama_s, restrained breathing exercises, such as “Kapaalbhati” Praayaanaama, demonstrated by Dr. Sarkar in this DVD.

Taksha Yoga Therapy for Health and Healing: A Daily Practice (2015). This DVD contains an exciting presentation of Yoga Therapy suitable for those looking for a new approach to healthy living, as well as for those who have some knowledge of yoga poses and want more information on the philosophy, practice, and therapeutic aspects of yoga. Learn more at

CIMY-Related Publications and Co-sponsored Events Portal

A series of YouTube videos where Abha Gupta leads yoga therapy sessions for specific needs may be found at:

Co-sponsored Taksha e-Seminar Sessions: Yoga Therapy
Taksha’s CIMY co-sponsors weekly yoga sessions led by Dilip Sarkar, MD, FACS, C-IAYT, and D. Litt.(yoga), Abha Gupta, PhD, and Ganapati Myneni, PhD, at local venues in Hampton Roads, Virginia. During the COVID-19 pandemic, however, these sessions are being held online. Read more information at: .