Certified Yoga Instructor – 200hr Hatha Yoga and Yoga Therapy I
Amanda began practicing yoga in 2000. She immediately noticed positive effects on her mood, focus, and energy. She experienced improvements in her academic work and overall relationships. With a desire to share her experience with others she applied her collected knowledge and intuition as she began teaching in 2008. The consistent desire to learn more about the ancient traditions and practices of yoga led her to earn her 200hr Hatha Yoga and Level 1 Yoga Therapy Certifications from Red Lotus Apsara Yoga School in 2014.
Over the last 11 years, Amanda has completed thousands of teaching hours. She has experience teaching diverse populations and has gained skills to assist a multitude of needs to make yoga accessible and beneficial to all who want to experience it for themselves. Her life experiences of grief, depression, trauma, and anxiety keep her rooted to these ancient healing practices. She has completed additional training hours in Meditation, Mindful Yoga Therapy, Embodiment Yoga, and Yoga for Trauma & Addiction Recovery.
The desire to travel runs deep within her, she enjoys traveling both in the US and abroad. Amanda has traveled to India, Costa Rica, and Greece where she has studied Ayurveda, health and longevity, herbal medicine, community and culture.
Amanda brings honesty, humility and humor to her yoga classes. She enjoys connecting with others and creating a safe space to explore the unique mind, body and spirit connection in each of us.