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COMPREHENSIVE MEDITATION:  The Heart and Science of Yoga™

Leonard Perlmutter (Ram Lev), AMI Founder

LEVEL I:  AMI’s acclaimed six-week course teaches you how to apply meditation principles to every situation. This complete “self-care health program” includes all the Beginner’s Meditation material plus breathing techniques, nutrition counseling, easy-gentle yoga exercises, instruction on how to make the best possible choices and lifelong support for your meditation practice. It provides you all the tools you’ll need to ease stress, reduce pain, boost your immune system, heal relationships, enhance your problem solving ability, find inner peace, happiness and security.

A retrospective case study of former Heart and Science of Yoga™ students recently found these positive, reproducible, long-term health-promoting changes:

  • Lowered blood pressure
  • Lowered heart rate
  • Reduced cholesterol levels
  • Weight loss
  • Increased breathing capacity
  • Increased exercise capacity
  • Improved restorative sleep
  • Improved energy levels
  • Increased creative capacity
  • Diminished migraines
  • Reduced stress and fear
  • Eliminated irritable bowel
  • Enhanced happiness/optimism
  • Diminished or extinguished acute and chronic pain

The Heart and Science of Yoga™

 Curriculum is Endorsed by Mehmet Oz MD, Dean Ornish MD, Bernie Seigel MD, Larry Dossey MD More info



  • An educational body of knowledge for health & healing
  • History, philosophy & benefits of meditation
  • How to use the mind to make the best choices
  • How to access the “super-conscious” mind
  • Understanding pain as an agent for healing
  • The transformative power of sacrifice
  • Increasing energy, will power and creativity
  • The power of desire & attention
  • Creative actions rather than reactionary responses
  • Antidotes for worry, stress and depression

  • Systematic procedure for meditation
  • How to diminish distractions
  • Training one-pointed attention for creativity
  • The one-minute meditation
  • Using meditation skills throughout the day
  • Mantra Science: World’s greatest mantras and how to use thoughts and mantra in the healing process
  • How mantra vibrations promote health

  • The meaning of prana (life force)
  • How breathing irregularities foster dis-ease
  • Diaphragmatic breathing for pulmonary health
  • Complete (three-part) yogic breath
  • Yogic postures for healthy breathing
  • Alternate nostril breathing for energy & psychological balance

  • How the mind functions for optimal health
  • Managing thoughts, desires and emotions
  • How to experience freedom from fear
  • The power of the present moment
  • Channeling the four primitive urges
  • Anatomy of your real being
  • Building and healing relationships
  • Introduction to Ayurveda

  • Understanding the physiology/anatomy of Easy-Gentle Yoga
  • Two sets of Easy-Gentle Yoga stretches & exercises

  • The practical benefit of contemplation
  • Creating a personal therapeutic care plan
  • Learning to budget your time
  • Integrating spiritual beliefs
  • The healing power of prayer
  • How to keep a meditation practice going & working for you

Registration includes:

  • Lifelong support for your meditation practice
  • FREE Guided Meditation CD
  • FREE subscription to“Transformation” AMI’s journal of Meditation as Mind/Body Medicine
  • FREE Physiology of Easy-Gentle Yoga

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