Amy Weintraub is the founder of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute and has been a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health for more than 20 years.
With compassionate self-awareness as the foundation of her yoga practice and teaching style, she is involved in ongoing research on the impact of yoga on mood. Her evidence-based yoga protocol for managing mood is used in health-care settings globally and is featured in a number of audio-visual products, including the LifeForce Yoga series, an award-winning library of evidence-based yoga and meditation CDs and DVDs for mood management.
In addition to her hatha yoga studies in the United States and India, Amy has been trained in Advaita Vedanta Nondualism, iRest Yoga Nidra, psychology, and Internal Family Systems Therapy with Richard Miller as her mentor.
She is the author of Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists: Effective Practices for Mood Management and numerous articles and book chapters.