Leonard Perlmutter is a renowned philosopher, educator and motivational speaker. He is founder of the American Meditation Institute in Averill Park, NY where he shares his vast 30-year experience, inspiring enthusiasm and humor to reduce stress and bring peace to modern life. He is adjunct professor of meditation and yoga at the College of St. Rose.
Leonard is author of the award-winning "The Heart and Science of Yoga: A Blueprint for Peace, Happiness and Freedom from Fear." This encyclopedic introduction to Yoga Science (meditation, breathing, ayurveda and exercise) is certified by the American Medical Association for physician CME credits and the American Nurses Association. Perlmutter's work is also endorsed by physicians Mehmet Oz, Dean Ornish, Bernie Siegel and Larry Dossey. Yoga Journal magazine acclaimed his work as "A sweeping, enthralling vision of how to live an integrated life."
Imagine all the apples that fell to Earth before Isaac Newton realized that every object in the universe attracts every other object. Of course, the Law of Gravity has always been in force, but it wasn't until Newton focused the creativity of his one-pointed attention on a falling apple that he (and all humanity) received the blessing of finally recognizing a perfectly obvious truth
The Himalayan Institute was founded in 1971 to teach yoga and meditation as systematic means for developing consciousness and increased awareness of Self in the individual. In the USA, the Institute is situated in a serene, wooded setting on a 400-acre campus near Honesdale in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. Combining the best of Eastern wisdom and Western knowledge, the Himalayan Institute offers a wide variety of seminars and programs in hatha yoga, meditation, yoga philosophy, psychology, holistic health, hatha yoga teachers training and other related subjects.
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