Tennessee! YOGA FOR YOUR MOOD: Practices to Shift Depression and Anxiety
September 22, 2023 - September 24, 2023
Don’t stay stuck in a bad mood or thinking that limits you. Not only will these practices shift your mood, but they may change your life, as they did for Amy and the thousands of students she has trained. Learn accessible yoga practices that support you and those you serve achieve and sustain emotional wellbeing.
We’ll meet the mood and shift it into balance with yoga breathing, mudras, visual imagery, yoga meditations, mantras and accessible movements.
Amy experienced firsthand the relief that yoga provides and has spent her career helping others who suffer from mood disorders like depression and anxiety. Now, she offers accessible Life ForceYoga practices to everyone.
You will come away 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.
You’ll Learn and Practice:
- Pranayama and kriya (breathing techniques) 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
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, self-regulate and have greater access to their feelings. LifeForce Yoga weaves ancient disciplines with current scientific findings to help you release what no longer serves you and become the agent of your own healing.
CE’s available for Yoga teachers and Yoga Therapists.
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!