Amy Weintraub (MFA, E-RYT-500, C-IAYT) is the founder of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute. She is the author of the bestselling Yoga for Depression and the ground-breaking Yoga Skills for Therapists, and has been a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health for over 20 years. The LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training that she developed offers certification for health and yoga professionals, and she presents workshops for every day practitioners internationally. The LifeForce Yoga protocol is being used in residential treatment centers, hospitals and by health care providers worldwide. She is involved in ongoing research on the effects of yoga on mood, and has produced an award-winning library of evidence-based yoga and meditation CDs and DVDs for mood management. For more information about Amy, visit her website.