AVERILL PARK, N.Y.Jan. 28, 2020 — Offering attendees the opportunity to rediscover their love of medicine and life, The American Meditation Institute (AMI) will present its 12th annual Heart and Science of Yoga Mind/Body Medicine CME conference for physicians and other health care professionals. This 32 credit CME curriculum, which includes 36 proven tools to reduce and prevent burnout, will be held October 20-24, 2020 at the Wyndhurst Manor & Club at the Miraval Berkshires resort in Lenox, Massachusetts.

Now in its 12th year, The Heart and Science of Yoga® is a leading-edge conference that helps physicians bring back the joy in medicine, achieve personal and professional balance and fulfillment, and provide more compassionate and insightful care to patients. Topics this year will include an encyclopedic overview and instruction on AMI Meditation, diaphragmatic breathing, mantra science, yoga psychology, resiliency, mind function optimization, Epigenetics, food as medicine, Ayurveda, easy-gentle yoga, lymph system detoxification and an in-depth survey of the chakra system as a diagnostic tool.

Through provocative and engaging presentations, informative panel discussions, ongoing Q&A and practicums, this year’s 12th annual Heart and Science of Yoga® conference will offer an exciting format featuring an accomplished faculty. The conference will share innovative and proven techniques, strategies and tools that will inspire physicians to reimagine their own 21st century medical practices,and support medical colleagues in combatting burnout and promoting wellness.

This year’s conference presenters will include Leonard Perlmutter, AMI founder, meditational therapist, philosopher and award-winning author; Michael Greger MD, founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and internationally recognized speaker and best-selling author; Sat Bir Singh Khalsa PhD, Director of Research for the Kundalini Research Institute, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical SchoolAnthony Santilli MD, board-certified in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; Jesse Ritvo MD, Assistant Medical Director, Inpatient Psychiatry, University of Vermont Health Center; Renee Rodriguez-Goodemote MD, Medical Director of the Saratoga Hospital Community Health Center; Joshua Zamer MD, Medical Director for Addiction Medicine at Saratoga Hospital Community Health Center and Chairman of the Department of Family Practice; Anita Burock-Stotts MD, board certified in Internal Medicine; Janine Pardo MD, board-certified Internist emphasizing Preventive Care, and founder of the Weston Internal Medicine and Wellness Center in Weston, MA; Gustavo Grodnitzky PhD, Chair of the AMI Psychological Education Committee; Kristin Kaelber, MD, board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in Cleveland, OhioJenness Cortez Perlmutter, faculty member of The American Meditation Institute, and Lee Albert, NMT, acclaimed neuromuscular therapist and gentle yoga instructor.

Noted physicians Dean Ornish MD, Bernie Siegel MD, Larry Dossey MD and Mehmet Oz MD, have endorsed Leonard Perlmutter’s “Heart and Science of Yoga” treatise, which serves as the core curriculum for this year’s CME conference.

“This 32 CME conference will share innovative techniques, strategies and tools that inspire physicians to reimagine their own 21st century medical practices, and support medical colleagues in combatting burnout and promoting wellness.”