Neuroscience, Yoga & Mindfulness
Powerful Healing Strategies for the Mind
Dr. Cunningham is a leading spiritual and motivational speaker and is also an author, educator, and certified yoga therapist in the field of Health Psychology and Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Cunningham has a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and has a private psychotherapy practice in Charlottesville, Virginia. She is also an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Virginia and is the President of Positive Health Solutions. Dr. Cunningham is also the Founder and Director of the renowned certification training program Cardiac Medical Yoga for heart patients and is the Founder of Hospital Bed Yoga and Limited Mobility Yoga. Dr. Cunningham has been very instrumental is developing initiatives and innovative programs in the emerging fields of Lifestyle Medicine, Neuroscience, Psychology and Medical Yoga and Mindfulness. She has a unique ability to bring together divergent concepts and make them understandable to her audience. She has been a consultant to businesses and hospitals for over 30 years and has been an innovator in the field of Behavioral and Lifestyle Medicine.
Dr. Cunningham is also the author of two innovative books: Medical Yoga: A Gentle and Modified Practice of Yoga for Assistance in Healing and Cardiac Yoga. She has also produced three popular CD’s entitled: 1) Healing Journey; 2) Before and After Surgery: Guided Imagery & Relaxation for Surgery Patients; and 3) Neuroscience, Yoga, and Mindfulness. Dr. Cunningham has been prominently featured as an expert in Lifestyle Medicine, Corporate Health, Medical Yoga, and Spiritual Psychology. Her knowledge base and her informative and inspiring lectures and retreats make her a much sought-after speaker for keynote presentations and workshops. She has been practicing Yoga and Meditation since the early 1970’s. She resides in beautiful Charlottesville, Virginia located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Her website is: www.cardiacyoga.com.