Be More Than Your Mood with Yoga
Beneath our aches and pains and shifting moods, we are bliss. Let the author of Yoga for Depression guide you through a menu of yoga practices to shine through the clouds of unknowing to release whatever blocks you from remembering who you truly are. Come home to the joy that is your birthright. Come home to your radiant Self. At the end of this workshop, meet yourself shining in the mirror. You will be amazed!
- Love Pranayama Meditation
- LifeForce Yoga Bliss Meditation
- Mudras to Awaken Joy
- Mantras to Awaken Courage and Strength
- LifeForce Yoga Chakra Clearing Meditation
- Self-Inquiry in Dyads
Many of these practices are suitable in a clinical setting, so if you are a healing professional, in addition to taking care of yourself, you will learn new tools to support and empower those you serve.
Suggested Reading: Yoga for Depression: A Compassionate Guide to Relieve Suffering Through Yoga (Broadway Books), Yoga Skills for Therapists (W.W. Norton), LifeForce Yoga to Beat the Blues – level 1 & level 2 (DVD) LifeForce Yoga® CD Series.
Amy Weintraub, MFA, ERYT-500
Amy Weintraub, director 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 every day 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.
February 13-16, 2014 – Stockbridge, MA