UK: Amy Weintraub gives Workshop and Teacher Training on Yoga for Depression

| 04-06, 2009

Dorking – Surrey, UK | June 12-14 and 20-24, 2009

London – UK | June 20-24, 2009

For the first time in the UK Amy Weintraub – Award winning author of ‘Yoga for depression’ will be hosting a workshop (Dorking, Surrey) and a 5 day teacher training course (London).

June 12-14, 2009



‘The Kripalu Yoga Centre’ in Dorking, Surrey

LifeForce Yoga® interweaves the power of an ancient discipline with current scientific findings to provide an evidence-based practice for mood management. You will learn yogic strategies to begin or enhance your regular yoga practice that can help alleviate both depression and anxiety along with methods to safely release chronically held tension and repressed emotion in the physical and emotional body. You will leave feeling refreshed, renewed, and excited about your home practice with new tools to work with your mood or to help your clients and students manage theirs.


Kripalu Yoga Centre, The Warehouse, South House, 21-37 South Street, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 2JZ

Booking and Information:

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June 20-24, 2009

5 day teacher training


The Special Yoga Centre, London

Leam to help students and clients focus, relax, and nave greater access to feeling states. This program interweaves ancient yogic wisdom with current findings in neurobiology. Yoga teachers and mental-health professionals will learn strategies that can safely release chronically held tension and repressed emotion.

Through yoga practice, discussion, and practice teaching sessions you will:

  • Design one-on-one yoga sessions for dysthymia (chronic depression), anxiety-based 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 you can teach your clients and students to do at home.

You will take home tools to enhance your own practice and give you more confidence in working Yogically with individuals suffering from depression and anxiety.

Contacts and Info:

The Special Yoga Centre – 2a Wrentham Avenue, Kensal Rise, London NW10 3HA –

About Amy Weintraub

Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT 500, author of Yoga for Depression and founder and director of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute, is a leader in the field of yoga and mental health and leads professional trainings internationally. She is featured on the award-winning, evidence-based video series to address mood, LifeForce Yoga to Beat the Blues-Level I & 2 and the LifeForce Yoga® CD practice series that includes Breathe to Beat the Blues, Yoga Nidra & Yoga Bhavana.

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