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HOLISTIC WELLNESS EXPERT, CERTIFIED YOGA, MEDITATION, AND GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR SPECIALIZING IN MIND/BODY FITNESS,, Professional Outdoor Activities Guide, Artist, Writer, Guided Meditation Recording Artist. Amie is an avid world traveler, hiker, runner, kayaker, biker & snowshoer, and lives by the motto "Slow down, and look up." She grew up combing the beaches and hiking the foothills of Santa Barbara, spent her childhood summers playing in tropical gardens and riding horses in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica, and spent time watching the seasons change as an outdoor guide in the New England woods. She has used this lifelong love of nature and deep connection with the earth as the inspiration for all of her endeavors, both personally and professionally, and it has become the foundation of all her pursuits. It has seen her through many challenges, taking her from unforeseen depths to living a life she could only have imagined. Expanding on the concept of “Mind, Body & Spirit”, Amie has felt deeply compelled to share her passion for the "art of relaxation", mindfulness, whole body fitness and wellness, overcoming tragedy, and the necessity of creating a space in our busy lives for “Peace, Quiet & Solitude” and believes it to be her true calling.
.AMIE HAS CREATED SPA AND WELLNESS PROGRAMS AND TAUGHT HER ORIGINALLY CREATED, NATURE BASED CLASSES FOR PRIVATE AND CORPORATE CLIENTS AND AT WORLD CLASS, FIVE STAR DESTINATION SPAS AND LUXURY PROPERTIES, SHE HAS BEEN BOTH A FEATURED SPEAKER AND/OR A REGULARLY SCHEDULED PRESENTER AT CANYON RANCH, IN TUCSON, AZ AND LENOX, MA, MAYFLOWER INN AND SPA IN WASHINGTON, CT, AND THE RENOWN SILVER HILLS HOSPITAL IN NEW CANAAN, CT
A Licensed Massage Therapist for nearly 20 years and former concept spa owner, Amie has worked as a spa director and coach/consultant, helping others develop and expand their practice. She created a system of multi-sensory, guided meditations for which she composes ambient music, has developed spa and body rituals and created one of a kind organic facial treatments with the five alpha-hydoxy acids as they occur in nature, as well as all natural and organic skin care products. She has been creating original essential oil blends for over 20 years. She has worked as a class presenter, spa coordinator, and the lead outdoor activities guide at Mayflower Inn and Spa, and holds safety certifications in Wilderness First Aid, Kayak Water Rescue, & CPR. Amie excels at creating customized yoga, meditation, spa, and wellness programs, classes, workshops, and retreats/getaways for the discerning client, corporation, rehabilitation facility, and/or traveler. She thrives on thinking "outside the box", has a passion for creating unique and innovative programs that are not only relaxing, but truly transportive. She has additional training in the Mind/Body field including Mindfulness Meditation, Mind/Body Fitness, and is a certified teacher of Transformation Meditation based on the ancient philosophy and teachings of Patanjali Yog Darshan and the Bhagavad Gita. Amie wrote and professionally recorded her first Guided Meditation CD in 2011. She finished a "Sprint" Triathlon in August, 2016 in honor of her 54th birthday! She is from Santa Barbara, CA and lives in Paris, France.