For yoga and health professionals.
Tuition includes the LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Manual.
This training interweaves ancient yogic wisdom with current findings in neurobiology. Learn an empowering, evidence-based yoga protocol to help your students and clients focus, relax, and have greater access to feeling states. These strategies, appropriate for a clinical setting, can safely release chronic physical tension and repressed emotion.
Through yoga practice, discussion, and practice-teaching sessions, you:
Design one-on-one yoga sessions for dysthymia (chronic depression), anxiety-based depression, PTSD, and bipolar disorderctice, discussion, and practice-teaching sessions, you
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 you can teach your clients and students to do at home.
In the process of learning, you will also be practicing tools for self-care. Required reading Amy Weintraub, Yoga for Depression (Broadway Books).
Recommended reading Amy Weintraub, Yoga Skills for Therapists (W.W.Norton)
Recommended practice LifeForce Yoga® CD series, including Breathe to Beat the Blues (CD) and LifeForce Yoga to Beat the Blues Level 1 and Level 2 (DVDs).
Note This program is qualified for 58 CEUs in the state of Florida for nurses and addiction and mental health professionals. Check your state board for reciprocity. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. This program has extended hours and is part of a certification course. Yoga Alliance CEUs. $20 for CEUs. After registering, please contact email@example.com for additional information.
Amy Weintraub, director of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute and author of the bestselling Yoga for Depression and the ground-breaking Yoga Skills for Therapists has been a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health for over 20 years. She trains health and yoga professionals at notable international venues and offers workshops for every day practitioners. The LifeForce Yoga protocol is being used in residential treatment centers, hospitals and by health care providers around the world. She is involved in ongoing research on the effects of yoga on mood, and has produced an award-winning library of evidence-based yoga and meditation CDs and DVDs for mood management. yogafordepression.com.
Rose is the Program & Education Director of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute and is on the faculty for the Level 1 and Level 2 LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Trainings. She is a LifeForce Yoga Mentor and has trained as a yoga therapist.
Trained in East/West healing modalities and using over thirty-five years of practice and study in both psychotherapy and yoga, Sherry offers a comprehensive approach that honors and works with body, breath, emotions, thoughts and spirit.