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The American Meditation Institute Announces a New Research Study on AMI Meditation for the Relief of Stress and Burnout in Healthcare Providers

The American Meditation Institute (AMI) has received IRB (Institutional Review Board) approval through the Berkshire Medical Center to conduct a research study that will examine the impact of a basic daily mantra-based AMI MEDITATION practice on the symptoms of burnout, compassion fatigue and stress in healthcare providers. The first participants in this study will be among those who received their training in Yoga Science as holistic mind/body medicine at AMI’s tenth annual Heart and Science of Yoga® CME conference October 23-27, 2018 at the Cranwell Resort and Spa in Lenox, Massachusetts.

The principal investigator of the study is Mark Pettus MD, Director […]

2018-08-17T09:33:03-04:00December 26th, 2017|Burnout, Burnout Resources|

Harvard Psychiatrist Studies Meditation and the Chronically Stressed

Scientists are getting close to proving what Yoga Scientists have held to be true for thousands of years: meditation can ward off stress and disease. John Denninger, a psychiatrist at Harvard Medical School, is leading a five-year study on how the ancient practices affect genes and brain activity in the chronically stressed. His latest work follows a study he and others published in 2014 showing how mind- body techniques can switch on and off some genes linked to stress and immune function. While hundreds of studies have been conducted on the mental health benefits of meditation and […]

2018-08-17T09:32:54-04:00December 21st, 2017|Burnout Resources, Getting Started News, News Article, News in Brief|