Amanda discovered Yoga while studying for medical school and volunteering in Sri Lankan hospitals, and it kept her healthy and grounded.

Amanda originally fell in love with her yoga practice because of the challenges it brought physically, but the more she practiced, the more she realized yoga offers far more than just physical benefits. She found her flow in the qualities and balance that yoga brings into her life. In her classes she hopes to cultivate a calm mind, while keeping her students in the moment and having fun.

Amanda’s classes are geared for all levels of Yoga knowledge.  She is innovative in her teaching, in that beginning Yogis feel welcome and successful and advanced Yogis get the practice that they desire.  Her classes open up a world of Yoga for the beginner that is welcoming, positive, fun and creates an atmosphere of calm and safety.  Her extensive knowledge reaches the most advanced Yogis. She draws in all levels of yogis with her passion and spirit. . Amanda‘s classes are geared for students to be able to take what they learn on the mat and apply it into their everyday lives, helping to instill more love, compassion and happiness in all humanity.

Amanda integrates various different yoga styles into her teaching. She has trained with a variety of teachers in the Los Angeles area, as well as internationally. She is currently getting her Masters at Emperors College for Traditional Chinese Medicine, which also includes: Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Meditative Practices. Along with her recent certification in Thai massage from Whatpo School in Thailand, she incorporates all of these elements into the classes she teaches. Because of her extensive anatomy training she also teaches with a strong emphasis on proper body alignment

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