Dr Sara Lazar

Sara W. Lazar, PhD is an Associate Researcher in the Psychiatry Department at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School. The focus of her research is to elucidate the neural mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of yoga and meditation, both in clinical settings and in healthy individuals. She is a Board member of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy and is a contributing author to /Meditation and Psychotherapy/ (Guilford Press). She has been practicing yoga and mindfulness meditation since 1994. Her research has been covered by numerous news outlets including /The New York Times/, /USA Today,/ /Time Magazine/, CNN, ABC Evening News, National Public Radio, WebMD, and the Huffington Post, and is featured in an information kiosk at the Boston Museum of Science.

Website

http://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu /

 

Past and Current Confer Events

 

Yoga & Mental Health – A 3-day conference-workshop exploring its role in emotional healing, affective regulation and neurobiology
2 – 4 November 20012

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