Internal Family Systems Therapy Goes to the Mat with LifeForce Yoga
April 6 - April 8
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
An Introductory Workshop with the author of Yoga for Depression, and Yoga Skills for Therapists, Amy Weintraub, MFA, e-RYT 500, C-IAYT, YACEP.
Discover a gentle, evidence-based yoga protocol to help you self-soothe, clear your mind, and work with your Parts from a place of compassionate Self-awareness. Amy Weintraub, founder of LifeForce Yoga, and best-selling author of Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists, along with Internal Family Systems-trained therapist Sherry Rubin, LCSW, will guide you in practices that access your natural compassion and wisdom.
Through yoga practices appropriate in clinical and yoga settings participants will explore the combination of Internal Family Systems Therapy and LifeForce Yoga practices.
- Breathing and meditation to calm and lift the mood
- A chakra-clearing meditation for anxiety
- Yoga nidra for self-soothing and insomnia
- Meditations to calm young exiled parts
- Accessible Yoga postures
Bring Self-energy to all your parts and leave refreshed, revitalized, and excited about your practice, with new tools for emotional and physical balance.
This weekend is open to the public, yoga teachers, and health professionals. All bodies and abilities welcome! CEU’s available.
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 healthcare 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.
Sherry Rubin has been a psychotherapist for the past 35 years; she is a LifeForce Yoga mentor who has been assisting Amy for 10 years. She is a Level II trained Internal Family Systems therapist as well as a Level II trained iRest Yoga Nidra teacher. She uses Internal Family Systems, LifeForce Yoga and Yoga Nidra in her psychotherapy sessions as well as in her yoga classes, and is passionate about sharing these powerful healing modalities. Sherry works holistically, seeing people through their strengths and helping them to uncover the wholeness and well-being always present within. www.PathtoConnection.com
- April 6
- April 8