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LifeForce Yoga Skills for Healing Professionals with Amy Weintraub
May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tucson, AZ 85712 United States
Connect from your heart’s mind to your client’s with clinically appropriate, evidence-based practices. Help clients self-regulate and manage their energy and their moods. When you guide a yoga skill in a session, you will find your client has greater focus, access to feelings, and is ready to dive deeper into the healing work you offer. Learn yoga techniques that can be done in a chair, right in your office, that offer you an energy boost and a calm and focused mind, even as you teach them to your clients.
Nearly twenty years of research, thirty years of practice, and Amy’s recovery from a debilitating depression inform this protocol of evidence-based yoga practices.
Amy Weintraub, founder of the LifeForce Yoga® Healing Institute and author of the bestselling Yoga for Depression (Broadway Books, 2004) and the ground-breaking Yoga Skills for Therapists: Effective Practices for Mood Management (W.W. Norton, 2012), has been a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health for over 20 years. She trains health and yoga professionals at notable international venues and offers workshops for everyday practitioners. The LifeForce Yoga® protocol is being used in residential treatment centers, hospitals and by health care providers around the world. She is involved in ongoing research on the effects of yoga on mood, and has produced an award-winning library of evidence-based yoga and meditation CDs and DVDs for mood management. She edits a newsletter that includes current research, news and media reviews on Yoga and mental health, archived here.