Amy Weintraub, author of Yoga Skills for Providers (W.W. Norton, 2012) and Yoga for Depression (Broadway Books, 2004) is the founding director of the LifeForce Yoga Institute and a leader in the field of yoga and mental health. She has an MFA, and is trained in Internal Family Systems. She offers professional trainings in LifeForce Yoga® for Mood Management and speaks at yoga and psychological conferences internationally. Amy 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 around the world and is featured on a number of audio-visual products, including the award-winning LifeForce Yoga to Beat the Blues DVDs. She maintains an archive of news and research on her web site, www.yogafordepression.com.