All of the DUNNA programs have been  mediated, scientifically by independent third parties of the highest quality, such as the Universidad de los Andes, with statistically significant results.


Some of the benefits assessed

Decrease in the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Relief of emotional suffering

Decrease in depression and anxiety in students, and encouragement school coexistence

Generation of social fabric and peace coexistence skills

Skill generation for practices and restorative justice of young people deprived of freedom

Scientific Contributions

Efficacy of a Satyananda Yoga Intervencion for Reintegrating Adults Diagnosed with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. En: International Journal of  Yoga Therapy. 2015

See article

Yoga for the prevention of depression, anxiety, and aggression and the promotion of socialemotional competencies in school-aged children. En: Education Research and Evaluation. 2015

See article

Yoga for active coping, emotional recovery and functionality of victims of  the armed conflict in Colombia. En: Universitas Psychologica Panamerican Jouarnal of Psychology (pending publication)

Peace building through yoga? Qualitative assessment of a yoga program in a social housing complex in Santa Marta, Colombia. (pending publication)

"Dance-movement strategies training to help rebuild social capital in Colombia" (pending publication)


July 2017. Speakers. Congress of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health. Panel Traumatic Injuries: Types, Treatments & Legal Harms”. International Academy of Law and Mental Health. Prague.
May 2017. Organizers and speakers. Yoga and Mindfulness: Opportunities for the Construction of Peace in Colombia. Universidad de Los Andes. Bogotá.

May 2017. Organizers. Introductory course of Trauma Sensitive Yoga. Given by Morgan Vanderpool of the Trauma Center (Boston). Bogotá.

August 2016. Speakers. The contribution of the social organizations to peace from the resolution of specific conflicts. 7th Responsible Meeting. Different actions for a New Country. Aflora -Fundación Bolívar Davivienda. Universidad de Los Andes. Bogotá.

October 2013. Guests. World Yoga Convention. Bihar School of Yoga. India.

August 2013. Speakers. II National Congress on Dance Research. Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. Bogotá.
November 2012. Panelist. Social Innovation Seminar in the Development of Human Capital. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Washington D.C.

Allied universities


  • The promotion of health and quality of life is the main purpose of Yoga - Sw Satyananda
  • This is a time for the rebirth of the ancient science of Yoga - Sw Satyananda
  • Individual peace is the beginning of the path towards global peace - Sw. Sivananda
  • In the deepest sense, movement is the flow of energy that belongs to all livingness - Mary Starks.