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Yoga for Mood Management LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training

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For yoga teachers, medical and mental-health professionals, and massage therapists.

LifeForce Yoga® is an accessible, empowering, evidence-based yoga protocol to help students and clients focus, relax, and have greater access to feeling states. LifeForce Yoga training offers strategies for home practice and clinical settings that safely release chronically-held physical tension, repressed emotions, and symptom management.

This program also includes

  • Accessible yoga-based interventions for emotional and energetic balance
  • Anxiety-, depression-, and trauma-sensitive yoga using practices other than asana (postures) to empower emotional balance for clients and students
  • One-on-one yoga sessions for dysthymia (chronic depression), anxiety, PTSD, and bipolar disorder 
  • Breathing and meditation practices that address dysthymia and anxiety
  • Asana, pranayama (breathing), kriyas (cleansing), mantra (chanting), bhavana (visual imagery), sankalpa (intention and affirmation), mudra (hand gestures), meditation, yoga nidra, therapeutic holding of postures, and nondual strategies for working with negative self-talk
  • Somatic strategies for clinical practice and yoga classes to increase clients’ self-awareness, self-acceptance, and self-esteem.

Required reading Amy Weintraub, Yoga for Depression.

Recommended reading Amy Weintraub, Yoga Skills for Therapists, and practice with LifeForce Yoga DVDs and CDs.

Note Tuition includes a 170-page manual that contains scripts, pictures, and relevant research. After registering, contact rose@yogafordepression.com for more information. This program has extended hours. C-IAYT CEUs are available.

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Special Savings!
Take LifeForce Yoga for Mood July 6–8, 2018 with Yoga for Mood Management July 8–15, 2018 and save $123.00; please call to register.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
All levels
Suitable For
Program Theme
Therapeutic Yoga


Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT 500, YACEP, C-IAYT, author of Yoga Skills for Therapists and Yoga for Depression, is the founder of the LifeForce Yoga® Healing Institute.

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Rose Kress, E-RYT 500, LFYP-2, YACEP, director of LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute and a teacher in the LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Trainings, has been teaching since 2004.

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