This book fills a critical niche that has long been overlooked. It specifically focuses on somatic practices to decrease stress and improve heart health. It will combine science, time-tested somatic mindfulness techniques, and patient stories to provide hope and help.
Susi Amendola is an Internationally Certified Yoga Therapist who brings over 40 years of experience utilizing Yoga to help others heal. She holds an ERYT 500 with Yoga Alliance as well as a C-IAYT with the International Association of Yoga Therapists. She currently serves as a Stress Management Specialist for Ornish Lifestyle Medicine, a Medicare approved intensive cardiac rehab program. As Founder / Director of Yoga Now in Omaha, Nebraska, she currently teaches classes and trains teachers. Susi has developed yoga-based stress management programs for schools, businesses, and hospitals throughout the country. Susi has contributed over 150 articles to Ornish Living Magazine. She has been a guest speaker and presenter at yoga conferences, businesses, and many symposiums on health and wellness. She lives in Omaha, NE.
Highly Recommended! I have worked with Susi Amendola for 30 years. Her dedication, skill, and love have mentored hundreds of participants as well as many teams of health professionals in our lifestyle medicine program. This inspiring book guides the reader through their healing process with empathy, warmth and wisdom and will be of service whether you are at the beginning of your healing journey or if you have a seasoned yoga practice.
Beautifully written and filled with actionable information, this book is required reading for anyone with a family or personal history of heart disease. This book leaves you both empowered and inspired to make changes essential for both quality of life and better health outcomes.
An invaluable resource! From her own compelling journey of self-healing through the ancient tools of yoga and Ayurveda, to her incomparable experience working directly with heart patients for many decades,this book will be an invaluable resource for the practical and useful application of these research-proven tools for improving heart health and overall well-being.
This beautiful, luminous book can change your life and heal your heart. It feels like an act of grace.
This book is a blessing for everyone. .Susi Amendola is a phenomenal human being who has lovingly empowered thousands of individuals in their journey from “disease” to “ease” for the past three decades. She is a living example of the wholesomeness of Yoga. In this book, she guides care-seekers through a holistic health-enhancing program that consists of postures, breathing, relaxation, meditation, imagery. At the same time, she reminds us of the power of compassion and the need for connection to Nature that is essential for healing to manifest. This book is a blessing for everyone who wants to move from distress and suffering to health, wellbeing, and joy.
A book for True Healing! Emanating from Susi’s compassionate wisdom and vast experience we are gently yet effectively ushered through a glorious path of natural healing.The life-altering practices of Yoga offered here are innovative yet ancient in their offerings.Through her telling in “The Centered Heart” we become the recipient of formidable personal experience, years of study and practice, as well as student observation. This triad of power, encompassing body, mind, and emotions, unleashes radiant health. From this we are inspired to live a robust and fulfilling life touching the one spirit in all. Thank you, Susi, for this healing Gem!.