May 6, 2019 | 68 minutes, 50 seconds
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Join us for a very special LifeSpa Podcast with Dr. Timothy McCall! Dr. McCall used both ancient wisdom + modern science to treat his cancer. Dr. McCall’s new book, Saving My Neck: A Doctor’s East/West Journey Through Cancer, is available on Kindle + just became available in print on May 2.
About Timothy McCall
Timothy McCall, MD is a board-certified internist, Medical Editor of Yoga Journal since 2002, and author of the bestselling Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing (Bantam). His first book was the critically acclaimed, Examining Your Doctor: A Patient’s Guide to Avoiding Harmful Medical Care (Citadel Press). He serves on the editorial board of The International Journal of Yoga Therapy, and co-edited and contributed to the 2016 medical textbook, The Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care (Handspring Publishing). His latest book is Saving My Neck: A Doctor’s East/West Journey Through Cancer (Whole World Publishing).
Dr. McCall practiced medicine in the Boston area for a dozen years before devoting himself in the late 1990s to yoga therapy. He has studied yoga with BKS Iyengar and TKV Desikachar, and also with Patricia Walden, Rod Stryker and Donald Moyer. He studied Ayurveda as an apprentice and patient of a traditional Ayurvedic doctor, Chandukutty Vaidyar, at his clinic in Kerala, India.
His articles have appeared in dozens of publications, including The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, The Los Angeles Times and The Nation. From 1996 to 2001, his medical commentaries were featured on the public radio program Marketplace. He has given numerous workshops and keynote addresses at conferences sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, Yoga Journal, the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and the Smithsonian Institution.
Timothy is the founder and director of the Yoga As Medicine® Seminars and Teacher Trainings. He lives in Burlington, Vermont and lectures and teaches around the world.