In Print

Hara KumbhakaAmy has appeared in the following publications, as well as many others:

  • Washington Post
  • Psychology Today
  • New York State Psychological Association Magazine
  • Fitness Magazine
  • Yoga Journal
  • Yoga International
  • Better Health & Living
  • MORE
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Rocky Mountain News
  • Boulder Camera
  • Pittsburgh Press and Post Gazette
  • Tucson Weekly
  • Arizona Star
  • Princeton Packet
  • Yoga Chicago
  • Arizona Jewish Post
  • Four Corners Magazine
  • LA Yoga Magazine
  • Poets & Writers
  • The Writer’s Chronicle
  • Bloomsbury Review

On the Airwaves

Sivananda AshramAmy has appeared on the following shows, among others:

  • The Gary Null Show, National
  • The Frankie Boyer Show, National
  • Morning News, KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh, PA
  • The John Sebastian Morning Show, WAMJ, MI
  • PM Pages, KMHL, MN
  • WGBB, Long Island, NY
  • KCMN, Colorado Springs, CO
  • The Tom Pope Show, Powernomics Radio Network, Washington, D.C.
  • Sunday Magazine, WIP, Philadelphia, PA
  • KTKK, Salt Lake City, UT
  • News You Can Use, Radio America Network
  • The Arlene Violet Show, WHJJ-Radio, Providence, RI
  • WHDH TV, Channel 7, Providence, RI
  • Healthbeat, WPRI-TV, channel 12, Providence, RI, Health and Fitness Hour, WMEX Radio, National
  • KMGH TV, Channel 7, Denver, CO
  • Book Talk, KGNU Radio, Boulder, CO
  • Morning News, KDKA-TV, channel 2, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Arizona Illustrated, KUAT-TV, channel 6, Tucson
  • Good Morning Tucson, KGUN, Channel 9
  • KPNX/Ch 12/Arizona Midday, Phoenix, AZ
  • AZTV/Ch 15/The Pat McMahon Show, Phoenix, AZ
  • KVOA/Ch 4/Daybreak/Tucson
  • KNXV-TV/Sonoran Living/Phoenix
  • News 13 This Morning /Tucson
  • KSZR- Tucson Star 97.5
  • KTAR-AM/Preston Westmoreland Show/Phoenix
  • KXCI-Radio, Morning Show, Tucson
  • KTKT-Radio, John C. Scott Show 990 AM
  • Numerous blogs and radio interviews

In Person

GazingAmy has done public talks, workshops or trainings at the following venues:

  • Psychotherapy Networker Symposium, Washington, DC, Beverly Hills, CA San Francisco, CA
  • Kripalu Center, Lenox, MA
  • Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY
  • The Crossings, Austin TX
  • Esalen, Big Sur, CA
  • Mt. Madonna Center, Watsonville, CA
  • Yogaville Integral Yoga, Buckingham, VA
  • Sivananda Ashram, Paradise Island, Bahamas
  • Boston University Graduate School of Psychology, Boston, MA
  • University of Georgia Medical School, Athens, GA
  • Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA
  • Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research, Los Angeles, CA
  • International Yoga Therapy Conference, San Rafael, CA
  • International Yoga Research Conference, Haridwar, India
  • Special Yoga School, London, UK
  • Kripalu Yoga, Dorking, UK
  • National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine, Hilton Head, CA
  • Conference on Integrative Treatments for Depression, University of Arizona
  • American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Conference, Seattle, WA
  • American Holistic Medical Association Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM
  • 15th Annual International Energy Psychology Conference, Reston, VA
  • Yoga Vision Conference, Phoenix, AZ
  • Arizona Yoga Association, Tucson, AZ
  • Bisbee Yoga Expo, Bisbee, AZ
  • Visionary Women in Fitness Conference, Miami, FL
  • Random House, NYC, NY
  • LA Times Festival of Health & Fitness
  • A Taste of Health, Caribbean Cruise
  • Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice Beach, CA
  • Dallas Yoga Center, Dallas, TX
  • Chicago Yoga Center, Chicago, IL
  • Expressions of Grace Yoga, Grand Rapids, IL
  • The Arlington Center, Arlington, MA
  • The New York Open Center, NYC, NY
  • Be Yoga, NYC, NY
  • All That Matters, Wakefield, RI
  • Innerlight Yoga, Middletown, RI
  • Arkansas Yoga Center, Fayetteville, AK
  • Yes to Yoga, Estero, FL
  • Joyful Yoga, Fort Meyers, FL
  • Heartsong Yoga Center, East Longmeadow, MA
  • Prana Yoga, Denver, CO
  • Whole Health Expo, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Schoolhouse Yoga, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Jewish Community Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Yoga on High, Columbus, Ohio
  • Yoga Sanctuary, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • The Golden Door, Escondido, CA
  • Ginseng Yoga, San Diego, CA
  • Sedona Creative Life Center, Sedona, AZ
  • 7Centers Yoga Arts, Sedona, AZ
  • Princeton Center for Yoga and Health, Princeton, NJ
  • Bodyworks Studio, Phoenix, AZ
  • Semperviva Yoga, Vancouver, B.C.
  • Nirvana School of Yoga, Vancouver, B.C
  • 8 Limbs Yoga Centers, Seattle, WA
  • Prana Yoga Center, Miami, FL

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What People Say

“I have found the LFYP training to be incredibly useful in giving people specific tools to use in maintaining physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual balance, and further opening their intuitive abilities.” — Nancy Windheart, RYT-200, LFYP, Reiki Master, Animal communication teacher, Prescott, AZ
“I utilize the LFY techniques in both a class room setting and one-on-one environment. The skills have infused my teachings with compassion, mindfulness, and awareness.” — Kat Larsen, CYT, LFYP
“This workshop helped me rededicate my energies and begin to work through some of the blocks I’ve felt creatively.” — Steve Mark, college professor, New Haven, CT
“I have found the pranayama (breathing practices) especially easy to introduce in a clinical setting. Some people have benefited quickly in unexpected and transformative ways.” — Liz Brenner, LICSW, LFYP, Watertown, MA
“I gained tools for working with my own depression and with my clients’ depressions.” — Robert Sgona, LCSW, RYT, psychotherapist, Yoga teacher, Camden, ME.
“A client who returned said, "When I came before, you helped me understand and get where I wanted to go. Now you show me yoga practices I use to help myself understand and get where I want to go.” — Sherry Rubin, LCSW, BCD, LFYP, Downingtown, PA
“Giving my clients a strategy and permission to quiet their minds and rebalance the sympathetic nervous system has been very beneficial to them and in our work together.” — Sue Dilsworth, PhD, RYT 200, LFYP, Allendale, MI
“I learned lots of ways to reduce the anxiety and depression of my patients and myself.” – Aviva Sinvany-Nubel, PhD, APN, CNSC, RN, psychotherapist, Bridgewater, N.J.
“Yoga Skills for Therapists is the ideal resource for those who want to bring yoga practices into psychotherapy or healthcare. Weintraub, a leader in the field of yoga therapy, offers evidence-based, easy-to-introduce strategies for managing anxiety, improving mood, and relieving suffering. Helpful clinical insights and case examples emphasize safety, trust, and skillful adaptation to the individual, making it easy to apply the wisdom of yoga effectively in the therapeutic context.” — Kelly McGonigal, PhD, author, Yoga for Pain Relief, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Yoga Therapy
“I integrate strategies like mantra tones and pranayama, but above all I invite myself and those I teach to cultivate svadhyaya, to practice self-observation without judgment.” — Barbara Sherman, RYT 200, LFYP, Tucson, AZ
“I have been reminded that I am not on this path alone, that others are sharing the journey that sometimes seems so difficult. I have also been reminded of the importance of daily practice and I will do that. The whole program has been an incredible experience for me. Thank you!” — Lorraine Plauth, retired teacher, Voorheesville, NY
“I have gained a softer heart, more receptive mind, and tools to enrich both personal and professional aspects of my life.” – Regina Trailweaver, LICSW, clinical social worker, Hancock, VT.
“My life is already changed! I will use the tools I learned in my own practice and in my work. I feel safe and seen.” — Susan Andrea Weiner, MA, teacher/expressive arts facilitator, El Cerrito, CA.
I absolutely love this stuff! I have been using it with my clients and I am just finding it to be so incredibly helpful. There seriously something for everything. Although I am not as skilled as I hope to be someday, even at my level of training I’m finding that I am beginning to figure out what to do. It just blows my mind! - Christine Brudnicki, MS, LPC
“I came hoping to learn to move past some of the obstacles blocking my creativity. Over the course of this weekend, I feel I’ve gained a certain measure of faith in myself and in my ability to change. I also had some realizations that I believe will be very helpful to me. I feel encouraged. Both the content and presentation of this program were so well-thought out that I can’t think of any way to improve it.” — Andrea Gollin, writer & editor, Miami, FL
“I feel profoundly transformed, both physically and emotionally. The connection between mind, body and spirit was clearly evident to me, but revealed to me through this workshop as an integrally vital link to overall health.” — Nadine Richardson, program manager at rehab agency, Monroe, CT
“This program changed my life in a significant way. It helped me connect with the spirit which is something you can’t get from psychotherapy and medication.” – G. W., artist, Pittsburgh, PA
“I gained perspective of who I am in the world and this will change my life significantly.” — Mary Ford, artist, Southport, CT
“This workshop has changed so much — my self-image and my life. My own heart’s desire is 100% clear. I gained tools to help myself and others to live life fully.” — Marcia Siegel, Yoga teacher, therapist, Carlsbad, CA.
“I have gained an incredible opening and clearing of old obstructions. I hope to return to my life and fill this opening with things I love to do and that give me joy!” — Lisa Shine, administrative assistant, Ballston Lake, NY
“I began a fantasy during the meditation exercise... almost as if I’d been there. It’s now an on-going work of fiction.” — Serian Strauss, Tanzania
“My personal practice will change, as well as my yoga classes. I have a better understanding of yoga!” — Andrea Gattuso, RYT, Yoga Teacher, Hackettstown, N.J.
“My patients can now have the same effects as many medications without having to actually take medication!” — Deborah Lubetkin, PSY.D, LFYP, West Caldwell, NJ
“Words do not do justice to all that I learned. This workshop changed my life!” — Jen Nolan, Teacher, Cortland, NY
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