Getting Curious About Our Inner Critic

We all have an inner voice that constantly chatters in our minds, evaluating our actions, appearances, decisions -- sometimes making us feel unlovable or not good enough. My young Inner Critic was linked to feelings of shame, and as a teen this part named me Shamey-Amy! For most of us, the IC manifests as a harsh and judgmental force, undermining our self-esteem and hindering personal growth. Mark Twain said, “If we talked to our children the way we talk to ourselves, we’d be arrested for child abuse.” As that shamed-based being, I did what I knew to do -- I smiled nervously, and tried to keep my cool and radiate confidence, and I know you know: inwardly there she [...]

Getting Curious About Our Inner Critic2023-08-21T12:51:00-07:00

Yogic Applications for Psycho-Emotional Healing

Online Registration Yogic Applications for Psycho-Emotional Healing Nov 1-3, 2023 IN PERSON, LIVE ONLINE with recordings Soul of Yoga in Encinitas, CA.  Learn how pranayama, asana, mantra, mudra, bhavana, and simple meditations will help those who are experiencing situational and chronic psycho-emotional challenges and imbalances. Yoga for mood works. We live in challenging times and incidence of anxiety and depression, stress and anger are on the rise. We know a steady yoga practice can help us navigate these difficulties and gain emotional resilience. This workshop goes a step further to illuminate specific therapeutic techniques that can shift one's mood in the moment. Amy’s compassionate model of therapeutic tools will impact your growth as a teacher and expand [...]

Yogic Applications for Psycho-Emotional Healing2023-08-09T07:12:04-07:00

Bahamas Beach Retreat: Building Resilience

Online Registration Bahamas Beach Retreat February 22 — 24, 2024 Building Resilience: Yoga for Your Mood Life is short- Start the New Year with a yoga vacation! Come relax. Be inspired. Activate your heart. Deepen your awareness, and be present to the beauty of nature that surrounds you. It's especially uplifting to gather in community. This retreat offers the sweetness of in-person connection in an amazing location to ground and let go. I know you won’t regret a spacious break to restore your connection to Self at the beautiful Sivananda Yoga Ashram in The Bahamas. The beach there opens my heart. Yoga and meditation outside, clean vegetarian meals, the sunsets, the air.... Community kirtan, chanting, and mantras [...]

Bahamas Beach Retreat: Building Resilience2024-02-12T12:10:16-07:00

Yoga for Depression & Anxiety Live Online Training

Online Registration Yoga for Depression & Anxiety Live Online Training January 19-21, 2024 Join Amy LIVE ONLINE for the Yoga for Depression and Anxiety module of the Inner Peace Yoga Therapy training program, with the individual weekend rate. For thousands of years, yogis have understood what current research in neurobiology and clinical observations are demonstrating — that, working with a body and breath-based practice, we can manage our moods. This training 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 three-day training, you will learn and practice breathing exercises, easy postures, guided meditations, and other experiential yogic tools for mood management [...]

Yoga for Depression & Anxiety Live Online Training2023-07-25T15:06:09-07:00

Yoga Skills to Shift Depression and Anxiety at Kripalu

Online Registration Yoga Skills to Shift Depression and Anxiety May 24 - May 27. 2024 A Spring Reset at Kripalu. I offer an unapologetically, irrepressible, infinitely inclusive welcome to this 3-day workshop at Kripalu over Memorial Day Weekend. Join me for a community of belonging. Want a break from anxiety, stress and overwhelm? Join us in the Berkshires this Spring for a luscious four day program, as the lake begins to warm and the blooms begin to pulse with color. We will move, breathe, meditate, and connect together indoors and outdoors, weather permitting. Discover accessible practices that address anxiety and help to beat the blues without pretzel poses or extra flexibility. Strip away the obstacles that keep you from [...]

Yoga Skills to Shift Depression and Anxiety at Kripalu2024-02-12T12:10:49-07:00

Tennessee! YOGA FOR YOUR MOOD: Practices to Shift Depression and Anxiety

Online Registration   Hello Tennessee! 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 [...]

Tennessee! YOGA FOR YOUR MOOD: Practices to Shift Depression and Anxiety2023-08-09T13:56:13-07:00

Trauma-Informed Practices To Restore Your Nervous System: a YOGA FOR YOUR MOOD Program

Online Registration Trauma-Informed Practices To Restore Your Nervous System: a YOGA FOR YOUR MOOD Workshop at Kripalu. Is there a part of you that sabotages your best intentions for remaining calm, experiencing joy, or being kind? Do you to feel comfortable in your body? Restoring balance to your emotional and physical bodies will increase your resilience to all that life brings. Join acclaimed yoga therapist and founder of the LifeForce Yoga® Healing Institute, Amy Weintraub, and certified yoga therapist, spiritual director, and author, Joanne Spence, for a program that helps you shift your mood and soothe the fearful parts of you that can hijack your nervous system. Through experiential sessions, you will discover Pranayama and kriya, breathing techniques, [...]

Trauma-Informed Practices To Restore Your Nervous System: a YOGA FOR YOUR MOOD Program2023-03-10T08:23:26-07:00

Yoga for Your Mood Workshop LIVE ONLINE

Online Registration Yoga for Your Mood Live Virtual Workshop Wednesday, May 3, 2023 3-5 Pacific Time  6-8 Eastern Join Amy LIVE ONLINE for an introduction to the work that saved her life. Accessible tools and interventions that can help anyone, anywhere. No yoga experience necessary, no pretzel poses! For thousands of years, yogis have understood what current research in neurobiology and clinical observations are demonstrating — that, working with a body and breath-based practice, we can manage our moods. This training 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 three-day training, you will discover the power of breathing [...]

Yoga for Your Mood Workshop LIVE ONLINE2023-04-19T08:54:36-07:00

Practices to Shift Depression and Anxiety at Kripalu

Online Registration Practices to Shift Depression and Anxiety A Spring Reset at Kripalu. Want a break from anxiety, stress and overwhelm? Join us in the Berkshires this Spring for a luscious four day program, as the lake begins to warm and the blooms begin to pulse with color. We will move, breathe, meditate, and connect together indoors and outdoors, weather permitting. Discover accessible practices that address anxiety and help to beat the blues without pretzel poses or extra flexibility.  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 tools, designed to Energize and elevate [...]

Practices to Shift Depression and Anxiety at Kripalu2023-03-10T06:29:03-07:00

IFS Meets LifeForce Yoga – A Week of Healing and Learning

Online Registration IFS Meets LifeForce Yoga: A Week Intensive with LifeForce Yoga founder Amy Weintraub, and Internal Family Systems-trained therapist Angela Huebner, PhD, LMFT, at the beautiful Cape Cod Institute. The combination of IFS and LFY provide just the tools we need to slow down and tune in! In the process of learning LFY practices to help clients self-regulate, increase self-efficacy and self-compassion, you will connect to the wholeness and healing capacity within yourself. Return home empowered with your own practice, a better understanding of the IFS model, and ready to share these tools with your clients.  All bodies and abilities welcome! Mental and physical health care providers can practice their specialties more effectively when they offer [...]

IFS Meets LifeForce Yoga – A Week of Healing and Learning2023-01-31T12:05:15-07:00
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