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Kripalu Center

Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States
866-200-5203 kripalu.org

February 2015

LifeForce Yoga for Your Mood: I Am Bliss and So Are You

February 13, 2015 - February 16, 2015
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

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…

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May 2015

Healing Anxiety with LifeForce Yoga and Internal Family Systems. New! 14 IFS CE hours approved!

May 22, 2015 - May 25, 2015
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

New! 14 IFS CE hours approved! Discover a gentle, evidence-based yoga protocol to help you self-soothe, clear your mind, and work with your anxiety from a place of compassionate Self-awareness. Amy Weintraub and Internal Family Systems psychotherapists Laura Orth and Liz Brenner, guide you in practices that access your natural compassion and wisdom. In this workshop, you learn Breathing and meditation to calm and lift the mood A chakra-clearing meditation for anxiety Yoga nidra for self-soothing and insomnia Accessible yoga postures How…

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July 2015

LifeForce Yoga for Your Mood: I Am Bliss and So Are You

July 3, 2015 - July 5, 2015
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

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…

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LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training for Depression & Anxiety – Level 1

July 5, 2015 - July 12, 2015
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

This is a certification training for yoga teachers and health professionals. Learn and practice simple Yoga tools to empower your clients and students to manage their moods. Amy will be assisted by LifeForce Yoga Practitioners, both Yoga and mental health professionals. If you have questions regarding eligibility, please contact Rose Kress, info@yogafordepression.com.  CEUs for mental health professionals and yoga teachers. Kripalu Center, 800-741-7353.

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October 2015

LifeForce Yoga to Manage Your Mood: Depression & Anxiety

October 2, 2015 - October 4, 2015
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

A WEEKEND with Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT 500, author of Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists. This course is a pre-requisite for the LifeForce Yoga® Practitioner Training. LifeForce Yoga interweaves the power of an ancient discipline with current scientific findings to help you release what’s no longer serving you—without a story attached! In this inspiring workshop, you will learn and practice breathing exercises, easy postures, guided meditations, and other experiential yogic tools for managing your mood. We’ll practice: Pranayama…

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January 2016

LifeForce Yoga: Live Your Bliss!

January 29, 2016 - January 31, 2016
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

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…

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May 2016

Healing Anxiety with LifeForce Yoga and Internal Family Systems. New! 14 IFS CE hours approved!

May 27, 2016 - May 30, 2016
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

New! 14 IFS CE hours approved! Discover a gentle, evidence-based yoga protocol to help you self-soothe, clear your mind, and work with your anxiety from a place of compassionate Self-awareness. Amy Weintraub and Internal Family Systems psychotherapists Laura Orth and Liz Brenner, guide you in practices that access your natural compassion and wisdom. In this workshop, you learn Breathing and meditation to calm and lift the mood A chakra-clearing meditation for anxiety Yoga nidra for self-soothing and insomnia Accessible yoga postures How…

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July 2016

LifeForce Yoga: Live Your Bliss!

July 1, 2016 - July 3, 2016
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

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…

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LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training for Depression & Anxiety – Module A

July 3, 2016 - July 8, 2016
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

CE Credits: Psychologists (PSY): 15 credits Nurses (NURS): 33.5 credits Social Workers (SW): 33 credits Yoga Teachers (YA): 33.5 credits This Experiential workshop is open to all with yoga experience and is Part A of a 3-Part certification course to become a LifeForce Yoga Practitioner – level 1. Learn an empowering, evidence-based Yoga protocol for self-care and to help students and clients focus, relax, and have greater access to feeling states. You will experience all aspects of LifeForce Yoga, including…

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September 2016

LifeForce Yoga to Manage Your Mood: Depression & Anxiety

September 30, 2016 - October 2, 2016
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

This course is a pre-requisite for the LifeForce Yoga® Practitioner Training. LifeForce Yoga interweaves the power of an ancient discipline with current scientific findings to help you release what’s no longer serving you—without a story attached! In this inspiring workshop, you will learn and practice breathing exercises, easy postures, guided meditations, and other experiential yogic tools for managing your mood. We’ll practice: Pranayama and kriya breathing techniques that regulate the emotions Meditations that lift the mood Creating Affirmation (sankalpa) LifeForce…

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February 2017

LifeForce Yoga® for Mood Management: I Am Bliss and So Are You

February 17, 2017 - February 20, 2017
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Let Amy Weintraub, author of Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists, guide you through evidence-based yoga practices you might not find in regular classes and gentle self-inquiry to help release whatever blocks you from knowing your own true nature beneath your aches, pains, and shifting moods. You will experience ever-expanding moments of bliss, as you remember who you truly are. Designed for all levels of yoga practitioners, including beginners, many of these practices are suitable for use in a clinical setting.…

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May 2017

LifeForce Yoga® to Manage Your Mood

May 26, 2017 - May 29, 2017
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Online Registration This course is a pre-requisite for the LifeForce Yoga® Practitioner Training. LifeForce Yoga® interweaves the power of an ancient discipline with current scientific findings to help you release what’s no longer serving you—without a story attached! In this inspiring workshop, you will learn and practice breathing exercises, easy postures, guided meditations, and other experiential yogic tools for managing your mood. We’ll practice: Pranayama and kriya breathing techniques that regulate the emotions Meditations that lift the mood Creating Affirmation…

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July 2017

LifeForce Yoga® for Mood Management: I Am Bliss and So Are You

July 7, 2017 - July 9, 2017
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Online Registration Let Amy Weintraub, author of Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists, guide you through evidence-based yoga practices you might not find in regular classes and gentle self-inquiry to help release whatever blocks you from knowing your own true nature beneath your aches, pains, and shifting moods. You will experience ever-expanding moments of bliss, as you remember who you truly are. Designed for all levels of yoga practitioners, including beginners, many of these practices are suitable for use in a…

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LifeForce Yoga® Practitioner Training For Mood Management – Level 1

July 9, 2017 - July 16, 2017
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Days begin with self-care in the form of sunrise yoga and meditation, followed by a silent breakfast. Daily sessions include discussion, experiential learning, practice in pairs, and sharing. Enjoy afternoons walking the labyrinth, hiking the desert, or having a massage. Every afternoon includes a Yoga Nidra practice. Spend your lunch and dinner networking with other like-minded practitioners and individuals. After this training and self-care retreat, you will return home with a renewed daily practice, a tool-box full of self-care techniques,…

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September 2017

LifeForce Yoga® to Manage Your Mood

September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Online Registration This course is a pre-requisite for the LifeForce Yoga® Practitioner Training. LifeForce Yoga® interweaves the power of an ancient discipline with current scientific findings to help you release what’s no longer serving you—without a story attached! In this inspiring workshop, you will learn and practice breathing exercises, easy postures, guided meditations, and other experiential yogic tools for managing your mood. We’ll practice: Pranayama and kriya breathing techniques that regulate the emotions Meditations that lift the mood Creating Affirmation…

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May 2018

LifeForce Yoga® to Manage Your Mood

May 25, 2018 - May 28, 2018
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Online Registration This course is a pre-requisite for the LifeForce Yoga® Practitioner Training. LifeForce Yoga® interweaves the power of an ancient discipline with current scientific findings to help you release what’s no longer serving you—without a story attached! In this inspiring workshop, you will learn and practice breathing exercises, easy postures, guided meditations, and other experiential yogic tools for managing your mood. We’ll practice: Pranayama and kriya breathing techniques that regulate the emotions Meditations that lift the mood Creating Affirmation…

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July 2018

LifeForce Yoga® for Mood Management: I Am Bliss and So Are You

July 6, 2018 - July 8, 2018
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Online Registration Let Amy Weintraub, author of Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists, guide you through evidence-based yoga practices you might not find in regular classes and gentle self-inquiry to help release whatever blocks you from knowing your own true nature beneath your aches, pains, and shifting moods. You will experience ever-expanding moments of bliss, as you remember who you truly are. Designed for all levels of yoga practitioners, including beginners, many of these practices are suitable for use in a…

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Yoga for Mood Management – LifeForce Yoga Training Level 1

July 8, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Online Registration Days begin with self-care in the form of a dawn yoga practice with meditation, followed by a silent breakfast. Daily sessions include discussion, experiential learning, demonstrations, practice in pairs, and sharing. Enjoy afternoons walking the labyrinth, having a massage, walking down to the lake, or enjoying the camaraderie of peers. Spend your lunch and dinner networking with other like-minded practitioners and individuals. After this training and self-care retreat, you will return home with a renewed daily practice, a…

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September 2018

LifeForce Yoga® to Manage Your Mood with Amy Weintraub

September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Online Registration For all levels, including yoga and health professionals. 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. Learn yoga tools not taught in regular classes to support your own healing journey. Strip away the obstacles that keep you from knowing the joy beneath your mood and story. Develop a practice that includes breathing exercises, easy postures, and guided meditations. This program covers evidence-based yogic…

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May 2019

LifeForce Yoga to Manage Your Mood with Amy Weintraub

May 24, 2019 - May 27, 2019
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Online Registration For all levels, including yoga and health professionals. 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. Learn yoga tools not taught in regular classes to support your own healing journey. Strip away the obstacles that keep you from knowing the joy beneath your mood and story. Develop a practice that includes breathing exercises, easy postures, and guided meditations. This program covers evidence-based yogic…

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July 2019

LifeForce Yoga Asana to Manage Your Mood with Rose Kress

July 5, 2019 - July 7, 2019
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Asana means "to be and to breathe and to become one with the eternal cosmic vibration" (Rama Jyoti Vernon). It is so much more than simply putting the body in different positions. When we are breathing to become one, we realize our true nature - that we are so much more than our current situation. Research shows that yoga can help alleviate the effects of depression and anxiety. In this program, Rose Kress shows you how to enhance those effects…

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LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training with Rose Kress & Deborah Lubetkin

July 7, 2019 - July 14, 2019
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Yoga for Mood Management For yoga teachers, medical and mental-health professionals, and massage therapists. LifeForce Yoga covers appropriate use of yoga for all mood issues, from daily energy swings, to disorders such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and more. Through discussion of scope of practice, working in a team, and learning when to refer clients out, you learn yogic-based assessment of the mind and application of practices for individuals struggling with mood disorders. This program also includes Accessible yoga-based interventions for…

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September 2019

LifeForce Yoga to Manage Your Mood with Amy Weintraub

September 27, 2019 - September 29, 2019
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Online Registration For all levels, including yoga and health professionals. 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. Learn yoga tools not taught in regular classes to support your own healing journey. Strip away the obstacles that keep you from knowing the joy beneath your mood and story. Develop a practice that includes breathing exercises, easy postures, and guided meditations. This program covers evidence-based yogic…

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February 2020

LifeForce Yoga to Manage Your Mood with Amy Weintraub

February 7, 2020 - February 9, 2020
Kripalu Center, Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01266 United States

Online Registration For all levels, including yoga and health professionals. 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. Learn yoga tools not taught in regular classes to support your own healing journey. Strip away the obstacles that keep you from knowing the joy beneath your mood and story. Develop a practice that includes breathing exercises, easy postures, and guided meditations. This program covers evidence-based yogic…

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What People Say

“I gained tools for working with my own depression and with my clients’ depressions.” — Robert Sgona, LCSW, RYT, psychotherapist, Yoga teacher, Camden, ME.
“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
“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
“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
“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 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 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.
“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
“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 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
“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
“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 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 gained perspective of who I am in the world and this will change my life significantly.” — Mary Ford, artist, Southport, CT
“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 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.
“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 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 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
“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 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 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
“Words do not do justice to all that I learned. This workshop changed my life!” — Jen Nolan, Teacher, Cortland, NY
“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
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