The Mind-Body Way

The Embodied Leader’s Path to Resilience, Connection, and Purpose

Courtney Amo, Dr. Julie Beaulac, Casey Berglund

Learn how to lead from the inside out.

Are you spending your energy wisely, or are you teetering on the brink of exhaustion? Whether you’re an executive, an entrepreneur, or a community organizer, embodiment can help you find meaningful success in life and leadership. In The Mind-Body Way, wellness and leadership experts Courtney Amo, Dr. Julie Beaulac, and Casey Berglund use their decades of experience to reveal how tapping into the intuitive wisdom of your body makes you a better, happier leader—no matter the unique challenges of your everyday.

With a step-by-step approach founded on six pillars of embodiment, The Mind-Body Way teaches you how to be a more resilient, connected, and purpose-driven leader by deepening your relationship with your body and heeding its wisdom. Through meaningful stories and accessible exercises, this practical guide will teach you how to interpret your body’s signals and use that knowledge to curb self-doubt and become a stronger, more agile leader in this increasingly complex world.

Discover a new way of leading that is powerful, connected, and aligned with purpose, a way that heals you and invigorates you to move through massive change—all while inspiring and empowering others.


The Mind-Body Way shares the key to cultivating a harmonious professional life, so that one’s decisions, actions, and interactions confidently come from a foundation of true inner wisdom.”

The Mind-Body Way is a brilliant new guide for leaders who want to discover the power of embodiment. Written by Courtney Amo, Dr. Julie Beaulac, and Casey Berglund, the book explores a new frontier in leadership: how to reduce stress, foster creativity and connection through increased body awareness. It’s practical, full of good ideas, and easy to read. I recommend it for any and all leaders who want to feel increased well-being and make a bigger positive impact.”

The Mind-Body Way is a must-read guide for anyone who wants to lead with more purpose, compassion, and resilience. This book has the power to change our individual and collective lives.”


“We say that design thinking starts with empathy, but you have to have empathy for yourself before you can understand others. Empathy is an embodied experience, critical to living an authentic life and for being an authentic and successful leader. The authors have, for the first time, explained how the mind-body connection relates to leadership in easy-to-understand examples from life and the latest neuroscience. Read this important book—it will change the way you lead and the way you live.”

“Deep kindness and wisdom pervade this book—deep enough to bring your body on board in service of your leadership, which is in service of everyone.”

“Now more than ever, the world needs compassionate, aware individuals to share their gifts and step into their unique form of aligned leadership. This incredible guide holds deep wisdom and practical support to empower you to access your body’s guidance and trust in the purposeful contribution the world is waiting for from you!”


Courtney Amo is the founder of Mahaa, an independent yoga, retreat, lifestyle coaching, and consulting practice that promotes inclusive, barrier-free access to well-being. With over two decades of yoga teaching, public sector leadership and facilitation expertise, Courtney brings an embodied perspective to her work and builds strong teams grounded in trust and respect. A certified Designing Your Life and Holobody coach, Strategic Doing workshop leader, and Zen Leadership practitioner, Courtney has practiced yoga, meditation, and mindfulness for close to twenty-five years. Visit her at

Dr. Julie Beaulac is a registered clinical health and rehabilitation psychologist and consultant with a PhD in clinical psychology. Julie’s embodiment journey led her to start her own practice, which provides psychotherapy and consultation to individuals, groups, and organizations. A regular presenter at conferences across the globe and a published author in peer-reviewed journals, Julie is passionate about optimizing well-being and leadership through embodiment. She has worked for almost two decades to help clients enhance their performance and satisfaction by becoming more engaged in their lives. Learn more about Julie at

Casey Berglund is a popular podcaster, TEDx speaker, and certified professional coach and embodiment guide. As the founder of Worthy and Well, an online coaching and training company that helps clients live their deeper purpose without neglecting their bodies’ wisdom, Casey is an accomplished teacher who helps founders, change agents, and guides become powerful Embodied Leaders who succeed at the transformational work they are meant to do. Learn more about Casey at

ISBN 978-1-77458-360-9
$21.95 CAD $17.95 USD
Published April 12, 2023
5.25 x 8 210 Pages
Paperback, ebook