Thank you for stopping by my website.  Some call me “Amysita”, but Amy is just fine too. I’ve been a yogini since I was 16, I’m an earth advocate, health enthusiast, cyclist, and animal lover.  My purpose is to help you turn up your volume through modern integrated yoga teachings, community, and increased awareness. You can find my classes on YogaGlo and courses for yoga teachers at 90 Monkeys.

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How to Use Yoga Philosophy to Go From Victim to Victor

My student reminded me the other day that I once, as she put it, “went off” in teacher training on the concept of taking action, or in sanskrit, “Kriya Shakti”. Yeah, I tend to go off on things! Kriya shakti or action, asks the question: Are you practicing? Are you doing something daily to change…Continue Reading »

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Why Nature is Your Best Friend: My Trip to the Gaia Herbs Farm

Have you been in nature on a piece of land that tugs at that genuine spot inside you, beckoning you again to live according to your deepest truth? Every barefoot step on the earth, every sunrise, and every drop of dew reminds you to “live your dharma” (sacred purpose). I’ve been lucky in my life…Continue Reading »

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4 Ways to Use a Fit Ball in Your Yoga Practice

I love using a fit ball on the sticky mat. Mix up your yoga practice by bringing in a fun toy and experience even more benefits! 1. Handstand on the Ball Begin by laying your tummy down on the ball. Walk your hands forward until just your toes are on the ball. Plant your hands…Continue Reading »

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You’re Not You When You’re in Pain

Have you ever met a couple where one of the partners is warm and likeable and the other is totally unapproachable? The very first time I met my hosts for our retreat in Europe, a husband wife team, I was totally in love with the wife, and, well, the husband – not so much. She…Continue Reading »

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Creating a Home Yoga Practice and Sacred Space

  Should you practice yoga together in a group or on your own? Practicing yoga in a group class brings people together in community, it helps motivate and inspire you to have a consistent practice. That said, yoga can be a very personal experience when you need it to be, and developing a practice at…Continue Reading »

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In reality, what difference is there between a flower and our imagination? There is none truly, for the world is a living pulsation, and that pulsation is in everything.
— The Garland of Great Meaning (Translated by Douglas Brooks)