Larry Payne, Ph. D., C-IAYT Yoga Therapy Founder

Episode #10 meet Yoga Therapy Founder Larry Payne. Ph. D,.C-IAYT

He is an internationally respected Yoga teacher, author, and founding father of Yoga therapy in America. 

Dr. Payne co-founded the International Association of Yoga Therapists and the Yoga curriculum at the UCLA School of Medicine.

 He is also the founder of the Yoga Therapy Rx ™ and Prime of LIfe Yoga™ programs at Loyola Marymount University, and the Corporate Yoga Program at the J. Paul Getty Museum and Getty Trust. 

In 2000 he was the first Yoga teacher to be invited to The World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland, and in 1996, he performed the first documented headstand at the North Pole. 

He founded Samata International Yoga and Health Center in Los Angeles in 1980, where he continues to teach groups and individuals. Dr. Payne is co-author of the international bestseller “Yoga for Dummies”, Yoga Rx, The Business of Teaching Yoga and Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine.

 He is featured in the Prime of Life Yoga, and Yoga Therapy Rx DVD series. His most recent publication is AARP’s Yoga After 50 for Dummies