The 11th annual American Meditation Institute CME conference will present the nation’s only complete teaching of Yoga Science and AMI Meditation for the relief and prevention of physician burnout. Entitled The Heart and Science of Yoga, this comprehensive training, held October 22-26, 2019 at the Cranwell Resort and Spa in Lenox, Massachusetts, is certified by the American Medical Association and American Nurses Association.
“The Heart and Science of Yoga” is a leading-edge conference that presents practical and effective tools to help physicians reduce and prevent burnout, bring back the joy in medicine, achieve personal and professional fulfillment, and provide more compassionate and insightful care to patients. Topics will include a comprehensive overview and instruction on AMI Meditation and mantra science, diaphragmatic breathing, yoga psychology, resiliency, mind function optimization, Epigenetics, food as medicine, Ayurveda, easy-gentle yoga postures, a personal lymph system detoxification program, and an understanding of the chakra system as a diagnostic tool.
Through provocative and engaging presentations, informative panel discussions, ongoing Q&A and practicums, the 11th annual “Heart and Science of Yoga” conference will offer an stimulating format featuring an accomplished faculty. This year’s conference presenters will include Leonard Perlmutter, AMI founder, meditational therapist, and award-winning author; Robert Schneider MD, Dean of the College of Integrative Medicine and Director of the Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention at Maharishi University; Sat Bir Singh Khalsa PhD, Director of Research for the Kundalini Research Institute, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Anthony Santilli MD, board-certified in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; Susan Lord MD, a private practice holistic physician, and former course director for the The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s “Food As Medicine” program in Washington, DC; 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; Jenness Cortez Perlmutter, faculty member of The American Meditation Institute, and Lee Albert, NMT, acclaimed neuromuscular therapist and gentle yoga instructor.
Noted physicians Mehmet Oz MD, Dean Ornish MD, Bernie Siegel MD and Larry Dossey MD have endorsed Leonard Perlmutter’s “Heart and Science of Yoga” treatise, which serves as the core curriculum for this year’s CME conference.