115 A Day of Gentle Yoga

Amy Weintraub • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: EMPIRE ROOM PATIO TENT

Amy WeintraubWe often think of yoga as physical postures and breathing exercises, forgetting that it also serves to clear the mind and calm emotions. In this workshop, we’ll spend the day learning restorative practices you won’t find in regular yoga classes.
These include meditative self-inquiry and mood-balancing Yoga Nidra, which promotes relaxation through a state of deep stillness. You’ll refresh your capacity for openness and connection in a sangha (community) of practitioners.

Use this day to prepare for the fullness of the Symposium ahead and learn:

  • Simple poses, breathing exercises, and methods of meditative self-inquiry
  • Mood-balancing relaxation techniques and an uplifting guided imagery practice
  • How to achieve a deep sense of calm purpose and joyful receptivity

Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT 500, author of Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists, is the founder of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute, which provides professional trainings for health professionals. The LifeForce Yoga protocol is used in healthcare settings worldwide.

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