Program Schedule
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Day/Date
Time
(All PT)
Event
Presentation:
Presented by:
Thursday,
April 9, 2015

12 - 5:30 pm
Check-in for the Conference
Conference Planning Team & Volunteers


6:00 - 6:45 pm
Welcome Dinner
In Grand Pacific Ballroom

6:45 - 7:30 pm
Annual Membership Meeting
NAMA Board


7:30 - 9:00 pm
Evening Featured Presenter
Kulreet Chaudhary, MD
My Ayurveda-Creating Your Personal Relationship w/5,000 Years of Knowledge

9:00 - 10:00 pm
Networking in
Exhibit Hall


Friday,
April 10, 2015

6:45 - 7:45 am
Morning Yoga or Meditation
Meditation: 
Ginger Hooven
Yoga: 
Larissa Hall Carlson



8:15 - 8:45 am
Welcome and Orientation
Conference Planning Team


8:45 - 10:15 am
Morning Featured Presenter
Marc Halpern,
DC, CAS, PKS

Bringing Ayurveda to the West: Ancient Knowledge, Modern Culture

10:15 - 11:00
Visit the Exhibit Hall
Sponsors/Exhibitors

11 am to 12:30 pm
Breakout Session
REAL Lectures:
Chara Caruthers,
Joanne Matson,
Jessica Vellela

Host: 
KP Khalsa

11 am to 12:30 pm Breakout Session Clinical Case Panel:  Cynthia Copple,
Jayagopal Parla,
Siri Chand Khalsa,
Vivek Shanbhag

Moderator: 
Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar

11 am to 12:30 pm Breakout Session Research Panel: 
Anupama Kizhakkeveettill, Diana Lurie,
Rammohan Rao,
Raja Sivamani

Moderator:
Jennifer Rioux, PhD

12:30 - 2:00 pm
Lunch in the Rose Garden
Visit the Sponsors & Exhibitors

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2:00 - 3:30 pm
Breakout Session Manisha Kshirsagar, BAMS
Netra Yoga: Healing Inner & Outer Vision

Click for Session Handout 2:00 - 3:30 pm Breakout Session Souvik Dutta
Relevance of Jyotish in Ayurveda Today

Click for Session Handout 2:00 - 3:30 pm Breakout Session Acharya Shunya
Pratichi Mathur

Renaissance of Spiritualized Ayurvedic Health Care in America Today

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2:00 - 5:30 pm
Practicum Session
Members Only
(Requires Pre-registration)
Teresa Goldsmith, ND
6 Steps to Foster Patient Compliance - the CREATE Model


3:30 - 4:00 pm
Visit the Exhibit Hall
Sponsors/Exhibitors


Click for Session Handout
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Breakout Session Paul Hoffman, MD
A Six Pack of Draksha

Click for Session Handout 4:00 - 6:00 pm Breakout Session Robert Sachs
Joyfully Integrating Ayurveda into Your Home and Community Life


4:00 - 6:00 pm Breakout Session NAMA Standards Presentations
NAMA Standards Committee Members
Open Dinner night
6:00 pm onward
Explore the Newport Beach Area
Dinner on your own


7:00 - 9:00 pm
Optional Evening Gatherings
The Role of the State Association - Networking | Q & A
Hosted by: 
California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine

Saturday,
April 11, 2015

6:45 - 7:45 am
Morning Yoga or Meditation Meditation:
Genevieve Gilbreath
Yoga: 
Marc Halpern

 

8:30 - 10:00 am
Morning Featured Presenter
Kevin Spelman,
PhD, MCPP
Science Meets Ayurveda: The Beauty of a Bimodal Understanding


10:00 - 10:30 am
Visit the Exhibit Hall
Sponsors/Exhibitors
Click for Session Handout 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Breakout Session Diana Lurie, PhD
Using biomedical research to support traditional food practices in Ayurveda

Click for Session Handout 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Breakout Session

Melanie Sachs
Ayurveda in the Spa Industry - an American Success Story


Click for Session Handout 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Breakout Session Jayagopal Parla, BAMS, MD (Ayu), CMT, MAOM (c)
Developing protocols for integrative management of clinical cases


12:30 - 2:00 pm
Lunch in the Rose Garden Visit the Sponsors & Exhibitors
Click for Session Handout 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Breakout Session Vivek Shanbhag, MD(Ayu),ND, BAMS, CYED
Monthly Moon Cycle Routines

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2:00 - 4:00 pm Breakout Session Raja Sivamani, MD
The Interaction of Food & Skin: Correlating Ayurveda to Inflammation



2:00 - 4:00 pm Breakout Session NAMA Membership Projects Presentation
NAMA Membership Committee Members
Click for Session Handout 2:00 - 5:30 pm
Practicum Session
Members Only
(Requires pre-registration)
Rammohan Rao,
CAS, PhD
Ayurvedic Approach to Alzheimer's Treatment


4:30 - 5:00 pm
Book Signing
In Exhibit Hall
Many of our Presenters

5:00 - 6:30 pm
Pre-dinner Gathering
In the Exhibit Hall


6:30 - 7:30 pm
Banquet Dinner
In Grand Pacific Ballroom


7:30 - 8:45 pm
Evening Featured Presenter
John Douillard, DC
Proving Ancient Wisdom with Modern Science



8:45 - 10:00 pm
Evening Entertainment
Tim Jordan Kirtan

Sunday,
April 12, 2015

6:45 - 7:45 am Morning Yoga or Meditation Meditation: 
Aparna Amy Lewis
Yoga: 
Felicia Tomasko and Guy Gabriel




8:30 - 10:00 am
Morning Featured Presenter
Christine Horner, MD
Bringing Ancient Healing Wisdom to Our Modern Culture


10:00 - 10:30 am
Visit Exhibit Hall
Sponsors/Exhibitors
Click for Session Handout 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Breakout Session Anupama Kizhakkeveettill, BAMS, MAOM, LAc, CMT, PhD (C)
Role of Shirodhara in Body-Mind Healing

Click for Session Handout 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Breakout Session Siri Chand Khalsa, MD
Ayurveda: The Ultimate Lifestyle Medicine

Click for Session Handout 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Breakout Session Madhuri Phillips
Empowering Change: the skill of speaking to your client for potent results


12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch in the Rose Garden
Visit the Sponsors & Exhibitors

1:30 - 3:00 pm
Closing Panel
Where Do We Go From Here?
Featured Presenters

3:00 - 3:30 pm
Introduction of 2016 and closing circle
All Attendees

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