Leonard Perlmutter: The Heart and Science of Yoga: Empowering Self-Care Program for a Happy, Healthy, Joyful Life

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In this encyclopedic introduction to Yoga Science, The American Meditation Institute founder Leonard Perlmutter shares his extraordinary knowledge of the world’s oldest and most practical mind/body medicine. As one of the West s foremost guides to understanding the nature of consciousness, Leonard gently leads you to a realization of the profound wisdom and power that you already possess.

The Heart and Science of Yoga is both the record of a personal journey and a transformational teaching. In its pages you’ll find easy-to-learn meditations, prayers, teaching stories from the world’ s great spiritual traditions, breathing practices, a user s guide for the mind, techniques for accessing intuitive wisdom, an introduction to ancient Ayurvedic health principles and a holistic series of easy-gentle yoga exercises.

As modern medicine rediscovers and systematically documents the physical, mental and emotional benefits of Yoga, millions of Americans from all walks of life are incorporating the timeless practices of this ancient science into their lives. Whether you are a beginner or a long-time student, Leonard provides loving support and valuable insights to advance your understanding, deepen your practice and nurture your Self-transformation. Yoga Science promises that through the process of personal experimentation you too can access an inner reservoir of creativity to make every relationship rewarding no matter what.

The Heart and Science of Yoga is the first, comprehensive Yoga Science curriculum accredited by the American Medical Association, American Nurses Association and American Psychological Association for continuing medical education credit. This book is an empowering guide for the greatest adventure you will ever have your personal journey to a happy, healthy and joyful life.

Leonard Perlmutter is the founder of The American Meditation Institute in Averill Park, New York. He currently serves as Director of the Institute. Mr. Perlmutter is the author and editor of Transformation, the Journal of Meditation as Mind/Body Medicine. His book, The Heart and Science of Yoga: The American Meditation Institute’s Empowering Self-Care Program for a Happy, Healthy, Joyful Life has been endorsed by Mehmet Oz MD, Dean Ornish MD, Bernie Siegel MD and Larry Dossey MD, and has received six major book of the year accolades including the prestigious ForeWord magazine, Benjamin Franklin, Erich Hoffer, Nautilus and Independent Publishers Association awards. Over the past thirty-nine years, Leonard has served on the faculties of the New England Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts and the International Himalayan Yoga Teachers Association in Calgary, Canada. He has studied in Rishikesh, India and is a direct disciple of Swami Rama of the Himalayas the man who, in laboratory conditions at the Menninger Institute, demonstrated that blood pressure, heart rate and the autonomic nervous system can be voluntarily controlled. These research demonstrations have been one of the major cornerstones of the mind/body movement. Mr. Perlmutter has served as an Adjunct Professor at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York where he has taught yoga and meditation. His many writings and all his seminars are enlivened by his inspiring enthusiasm, vast experience, humor and clear teaching style.

Leonard has presented informative workshops on the benefits of meditation and Yoga Science at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, The Albany Medical College, The Berkshire Medical Center, The New York Times forum on Yoga Science, the Commonwealth Club of California, the University of Wisconsin School of Nursing, the Washington University Medical School, the University of Colorado Medical School and the West Point Association of Graduates. Since 2009, Leonard s Heart and Science of Yoga® course has been certified for continuing medical education credits by the American Medical Association, American Nurses Association and the American Psychological Association for continuing medical education credit.

In 2014, Leonard’s 5 1/2 hour online video course, Comprehensive Meditation and Easy-Gentle Yoga, was released. It contains the core Heart and Science of Yoga® curriculum.

Leonard lives and teaches in Averill Park, New York.

17th Annual Summer Retreat
The Heart and Science of Yoga

July 13 – 16, 2017 (18 CMEs)
Physicians – RNs – NPs – PAs & General Public 
AMI – 60 Garner Road, Averill Park NY
Spend a peaceful and instructive weekend with American Meditation Institute’s founders Leonard and Jenness Perlmutter. Nestled East of Albany in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, AMI offers an intimate country setting where you can leave behind all the duties and responsibilities of everyday life to explore opportunities for personal spiritual growth, health and self-transformation. Join us to discover the power of this sage and practical tradition. This retreat presents the complete Heart and Science of Yoga® curriculum in a concentrated four-day format. Regardless of your level of experience, you’re guaranteed to gain practical skills for transformation through experiential lectures, practices and discussions. Leonard’s experience, clear teaching style and sense of humor will advance your understanding, provide you a complete meditation practice and teach you how to express your life’s true purpose creatively and confidently. This special weekend will provide you all the tools you’ll need to ease stress, reduce pain, boost your immune system, heal relationships, enhance your problem solving ability and find inner peace, happiness and security. 

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