Amanda believes full heartedly that yoga is a path to enlightenment (the realization of the interconnectedness of all beings and things) through compassion for all beings human and non-human alike. Amanda has over 500 hours of documented teacher training. In the summer of 2011, Amanda completed the 200 Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training in Lenox, MA. In May 2013, she went on to complete the 300 hour Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training studying daily and directly with Jivamukti Yoga co-founders Sharon Gannon and David Life. In July 2013, she completed David Swenson’s Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Burlington, Vermont. Amanda is deeply grateful to her teachers Nancy Polacheck, Sharon Gannon, and David Life. They have taught her that true happiness comes from selfless service, and the importance of dismantling the present culture of domination through unconditional love. She is also very thankful for the amazing yogis & yoginis that attend her classes, they consistently inspire her to try and be the best yoga teacher she can be. Amanda’s classes are designed to give people a holistic experience that nurtures the body, mind, and soul through pairing yoga asanas alongside elevated intentions, chanting, skillful assists, and yoga philosophy.