Amy Weintraub

amy weintraub 600x591

Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT 500, YACEP, C-IAYT, LFYP, is the founder of LifeForce Yoga and a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health. 


She has been a consultant for research on the impact of yoga on mood, and the evidence-based yoga protocols for depression and anxiety she developed are used in healthcare settings globally and featured on award-winning audio-visual products for mood management. She is proud to offer the mental health module in several IAYT-certified yoga therapy training programs, and the LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training she founded is an elective in many yoga therapy training programs. 


Amy is the author of Yoga for Depression(Broadway Books), Yoga Skills for Therapists(W.W. Norton) and numerous articles and book chapters. Sounds True will be publishing her Yoga for Depression and Anxiety Card Deck and Workbookand her novel, Temple Dancer, has just been released. Find out more about Amy at