Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT 500, author of Yoga for Depression (Broadway Books) and Yoga Skills for Therapists (W.W. Norton) is founder and director of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute and a leader in the field of yoga and mental health. She offers professional trainings and workshops and speaks at medical and psychological conferences internationally. Amy is involved in on-going research on yoga as a treatment for depression and her evidence-based yoga protocol is featured on the award-winning DVD series LifeForce Yoga® to Beat the Blues and the LifeForce Yoga® CD series, which can be found at: www.yogafordepression.com.
“Amy Weintraub's work is some of the most important in our world today for helping humanity understand more deeply the significance of the mind-body connection. Her insights are inspirational for yoga teachers and all readers. Her in-depth understanding of her subject is an important basis for personal, as well as societal transformation.”
—Rama Jyoti Vernon, Founder, American Yoga College
“Weintraub has written…a sensitive, intelligent, painstaking exploration of the deeper psychospiritual issues that make up the complex experience of depression.”
—Phil Catalfo, Yoga Journal
"LIFEFORCE YOGA TO BEAT THE BLUES, LEVEL I, is a rare gem. I love it! Clear and bright, Amy's obvious love of Yoga shines through in every moment. This is a DVD that I will enjoy, and continue to learn from, for years to come."
—Richard Miller, PhD author, Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga