Jnani Chapman,RN, BSN, E-RYT 500
Jnani Chapman, RN, BSN, E-RYT 500, is the founder and director of YCat Yoga Therapy and a clinical integrative medicine specialist at St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco. She is a senior staff member of the Commonweal Cancer Help Program in Bolinas, Calif. and the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts in Washington, DC.
Ms. Chapman was a founding clinician for the University of California – San Francisco Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and worked for many years at the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center. She is a former executive director of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and was a stress management specialist for Dean Ornish, MD’s Heart Disease Reversal Program. She currently teaches for his prostate cancer research group.
In addition, Ms. Chapman serves as a consultant and co-principal investigator on research studies using YCat curriculum for people with cancer and is on the faculty of many yoga therapy training programs.