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July 5–12, 2015 Sunday–Sunday 7 nights
Continuing Education Credits

LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training for Depression and Anxiety, Level 1

Amy Weintraub
Amy Weintraub

Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT 500, director of the LifeForce Yoga® Healing Institute and author of the best-selling Yoga for Depression and the groundbreaking Yoga Skills for Therapists, has been a pioneer in the field of…
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with special guests Richard P. Brown and Patricia Gerbarg

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For yoga teachers and health professionals.

Learn an evidence-based yoga protocol from the authors of Yoga for Depression; Yoga Skills for Therapists; and How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care. These practices, appropriate for a clinical setting, can safely release chronic physical tension and repressed emotion. Through yoga, discussion, and practice-teaching sessions, you

  • Design one-on-one yoga sessions for anxiety, depression, PTSD, and bipolar disorder
  • Learn breathing and meditation practices for addressing dysthymia and anxiety-based depression
  • Add somatic strategies to your clinical practice and yoga classes that increase your clients’ self-awareness, self-acceptance, self-esteem, and ability to cope
  • Experience techniques that you can teach your clients and students to do at home.

Amy Weintraub and a faculty of yoga and mental-health professionals are joined for one day by medical doctors Richard P. Brown and Patricia Gerbarg, who teach their Breath~Body~Mind© advanced breathing techniques.

Note Tuition includes a manual. This program has extended hours and is part of a certification course. For course prerequisites, please visit

Additional faculty bios for this program can be found here.

CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 50.5 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge
  • 15 credits for Psychologists (PSY), $30 additional charge
  • 49 credits for Social Workers (SW), $30 additional charge
  • 35 credits for Nurses (NURS), $30 additional charge
  • 50.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge