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The only constant is change, and sometimes this can be perturbing, uncomfortable, difficult. Need tools to help? 

The LifeForce Yoga to Manage Your Mood Immersion retreat is LIVE ONLINE! For ALL bodies and ALL levels. 🤸‍♀️ Treat yourself to a vibrant community retreat.

Spend a weekend full of laughter, stories, love, and accessible yoga with the author of the new Yoga for Your Mood Deck: 52 Ways to Shift Depression and Anxiety, and Yoga for Depression, and discover evidence-based Yoga practices for managing your mood.  Learn easy techniques to energize and elevate depressed moods; relax and calm anxiety; integrate your your current state and bring balance to your emotional body. LifeForce Yoga® interweaves the power of an ancient discipline with current scientific findings to help you release what is no longer serving you.

We’ll practice:
  • Pranayama (breathing techniques) and kriya (yogic cleanses) that regulate the emotions
  • Meditations that lift the mood
  • Sankalpa (affirmations)
  • Bhavana (guided visualizations)
  • Mantras (tones) that manage the emotions
  • Mudras (hand gestures) that affect different areas of the chakra system and the body
  • Yoga asanas suitable for all levels

You will experience feeling refreshed, renewed, and excited about incorporating new tools into your home, teaching, or clinical practice to bring balance to the emotional and physical body. This program is accessible for all levels, including beginners. Health professionals and Yoga teachers will learn techniques not regularly taught in Yoga classes to help their clients focus, relax, and have greater access to their feelings.

Continuing Education Opportunities

  • Yoga Alliance (YA):  Approximately 11 contact hoursIAYT logo
  • Integral Yoga Teachers Association (IYTA) can provide you a CE certificate of your program’s total contact hours. For more information: membership@iyta.org.

Recommended reading/listening/viewing Amy Weintraub, Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists, LifeForce Yoga Levels 1 & 2 DVDs, and LifeForce Yoga® CD Series; Tami Simon, (Ed.), Darkness Before Dawn: Redefining the Journey Through Depression.

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Amy Weintraub, MFA, ERYT-500, C-IAYT, YACEP

Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT 500, YACEP, C-IAYT, is the founder of LifeForce Yoga® and a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health. She is the author of Yoga for Depression (Broadway Books) and Yoga Skills for Therapists (W.W. Norton) and numerous magazine articles and book chapters. Amy is trained in Internal Family Systems, Level 2, and collaborates with IFS-certified therapists to offer integrated programs of IFS and LifeForce Yoga. She has been a consultant for research on the impact of Yoga on mood, and the evidence-based Yoga protocols for depression and anxiety she developed are used in therapeutic settings internationally and are featured on award-winning audio-visual products for mood management.

Amy’s latest offering, Yoga for Your Mood Deck: 52 Ways to Shift Depression and Anxiety, is available everywhere, and through Sounds True/Macmillan. Her new novel Temple Dancer, set in India in the 1940’s and in current day USA, is now on Audible!

amyweintraub.com