Trainings and Classes that Specifically Address Depression

LifeForce Yoga for Depression workshops and LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Trainings, (520) 324-0840,

The Healing Breath Technique, (Sudarshan Kriya), The Art of Living Foundation, (800) 897-5913.

Richard Miller’s iRest Training, retreats, books and tapes, Richard Miller’s workshops, 707-823-5023

Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, (800)288-YOGA (9642).


Good Practice CDs and DVDs

Weintraub, Amy, LifeForce Yoga® Audio Series: Breathe to Beat the Blues, LifeForce Yoga® Nidra, LifeForce Yoga® Bhavana, LifeForce Yoga® Chakra Clearing Meditation; Video series: LifeForce Yoga to Beat the Blues, Level 1 & Level 2,
Moderate: Journey into Yoga: A Moderate, heart-centered practice.
Gentle: Healing Yoga for Everybody: A gentle practice for injuries.
Kripalu Yoga Gentle, a beginners practice dvd.



Berceli, David, Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE): A Revolutionary New Method for Stress/Trauma Recovery. BookSurge, 2005.
Brach, Tara, Radical Acceptance. New York: Bantam Books, 2003.
Brown, R; Gerbarg, P; Muskin, P. How to Use Herbs, Nutrients & Yoga in Mental Health Care. W.W.W. Norton, 2008
Burns, David D., The Feeling Good Handbook. New York: Penguin, 1990.
Challem, Jack, The Food-Mood Solution. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
Cope, Stephen, Yoga and the Quest for the True Self. New York: Bantam, 1999.
Cope, Stephen, The Wisdom of Yoga. New York: Bantam, 2006.
Cobb, Elissa, The Forgotten Body: A Way of Knowing and Understanding Self. Satya House Publications, 2008.
Emmons, Henry (2006). The Chemistry of Joy: A Three-Step Program for Overcoming Depression through Western Science and Eastern Wisdom. New York: Fireside.
Faulds, Richard, Kripalu Yoga. New York: Bantam, 2006.
Farhi, Donna, Bringing Yoga to Life. New York: Harper SanFrancisco, 2004.
Gordon, James S, Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression. New York: Penguin Press, 2008

Hanson, Rick; Mendius, Richard, Buddha’s Brain: The Practical neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2009.
Khalsa, Dharma Singh, Meditation as Medicine. New York: Pocket Books, 2001.
Levine, Stephen, A Gradual Awakening. New York: Anchor Books, 1979, 1989.
Liebler, Nancy; Moss, Sandra, Healing Depression the Mind-Body Way: Creating Happiness with Meditation, Yoga and Ayurveda. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2009.
Martin, Philip, The Zen Path through Depression. New York: Harper Collins, 1999.
McGonigal, Kelly, Yoga for Pain Relief: Simple Practices to Calm your Mind and Heal Your Chronic Pain. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2009.
Miller, Richard, Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga. Boulder, CO: Sounds True, 2006.
Naiman, Rubin, Healing Night: The Science of Sleeping, Dreaming and Awakening. Minneapolis, MN: Syren Books, 2006.
Paul, Russill, The Yoga of Sound. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2004.
Rothschild, Babette, The Body Remembers: Casebook. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2003.
Saraswati, Satyananda, Yoga Nidra. Munger, Bihar, India: Swami Satyananda Saraswati, 1976, 2006.
Shannahoff-Khalsa, David, Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Techniques Specific for Psychiatric Disorders, Couples Therapy & Personal Growth. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2006.
Shapiro, Shauna; Carlson, Linda, The Art and Science of Mindfulness: Integrating Mindfulness into Psychology and the Helping Professions. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2009.
Siegel, Daniel J., The Mindful Brain. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2007.
Weintraub, Amy, Yoga for Depression. New York: Broadway Books, 2004.

Weintraub, Amy, Yoga Skills for Therapists. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2012



Springboard Studio, Philadelpha PA,

Dove Rosenberg, Yoga Teacher, Philadelphia PA,

Evergreen Counseling Associates, Chestnut Hill, PA,
Resiliency Center, Ambler PA,
The Prancing Peacock, Yardley PA,
Nourishing Storm, Harmony with Yoga & Food,

Palouse Mindfulness, MBSR 8-week online course,