Dr. McLanahan is a graduate with high honors of Swarthmore College, and she has an M.D. from Wayne University and a family practice specialty from the University of Massachusetts.
For twenty years, she served as director of stress management for Dr. Dean Ornish’s research, using Yoga and lifestyle changes to reverse heart disease and cancer. She now practices integrative medicine at Yogaville.
Dr. McLanahan has made multiple study trips to India and Asia, where she visited centers that use Yoga and other natural means to prevent and treat disease. She is the co-author of the book, Surgery and Its Alternatives and helped to write the books, Dr. Yoga and After Cancer Care. She also appears in two DVDs, Living Yoga and Health, Yoga, and Anatomy.
Events with Amrita Sandra McLanahan, M.D.
October 25, 2020
Gain a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, a space for nurturing your own Yoga practice, and the skills necessary to become a knowledgeable Integral Yoga teacher. This comprehensive Yoga teacher certification is a month-long residential program consisting of over 200 class hours. You will learn to teach each portion of the Integral Yoga Level I class, including asanas (Yoga poses), deep relaxation, pranayama (breathing practices), chanting, and meditation. Additionally, you will explore: Classes about the benefits of a vegetarian diet Instruction in basic anatomy and physiology Chanting instruction—for personal practice and class settings Raja Yoga (the science of…