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Practices for Emotional Balance

Oct 14, 2023 LIVE ONLINE with Replay

Don’t fight your moods, shift them into a steady state of balance and acceptance and general well-being. Discover Amy Weintraub’s Yoga for Your Mood. Her accessible formula blends modern science with ancient wisdom for managing depression and anxiety. Learn research-based practices from the author of Yoga for Depression, no mat required.

This is a short online intro to Yoga For Your Mood. There will be accessible movement, with options to stand or sit while doing the more energizing breathing practices recommended for depression. In our time together, you will learn and practice yoga breathing like Stair-step breath and other pranayamas, hand gestures called mudras and yoga mantra tones that balance mood that are not taught in regular yoga classes or even in most yoga teacher training.

You can use these yoga skills in a chair, in bed, or while doing your chores. You will feel refreshed and excited about integrating these tools into your daily life and offering them to the people you serve.

Yoga Moves MS, located in SE Michigan, is yoga studio and a mighty community of individuals impacted by MS and neuromuscular conditions that connect via adaptive yoga, meditation, and holistic health education. Yoga Moves MS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that seeks to increase the quality of life for individuals with neuromuscular conditions including Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, and stroke by providing Adaptive Yoga Moves Any Body classes within an empowering, safe, and supportive community. Holistic health and mindfulness practices are integrated into all of our educational offerings.

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Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT 500, YACEP, C-IAYT

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. She often collaborates with therapists to offer yoga-integrated programs to assist mental health professionals. 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, by Sounds True/Macmillan is available now! Her award-winning novel Temple Dancer, set in India in the 1940’s and in current day USA, is available everywhere, including Audible.