Amanda Votto PA-C is a passionate teacher of mindfulness who believes that we all possess the ability to awaken to an intentional, inspired and compassionate life. She teaches a variety mindfulness courses including the 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) series, mindful parenting, mindfulness in schools, leads retreats & workshops, offers private mindfulness coaching and keynote speaking events. Amanda is also an instructor for Copper Beech Institute’s Year-Long Mindfulness Immersion program.
Amanda has over fifteen years of healthcare experience as a physician assistant and specializes in cardiology at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut. She passionately believes in a holistic approach to healthcare and that we all possess the power to heal ourselves from the inside out. Amanda has seen both personally and professionally the unlimited benefits of mindfulness on the mind, body and spirit. Through the development of self-awareness, building of emotional resilience, and the cultivation of self-compassion, she helps others reclaim a true sense of well-being.
Amanda earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Union College in Schenectady, New York and a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey joint program with Seton Hall University. She is a trained MBSR instructor through University of Massachusetts Medical School. She has also completed two years of mindfulness training under Dr. Shefali (best-selling author and leader in conscious parenting). Amanda is also trained through Mindful Schools, K-12 grades.
To learn more: www.amandavotto.com.
Upcoming Programs with Amanda
Course with Amanda Votto and Emily Williams
Wednesdays, April 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10 from 9:30am-12pm.
Half-Day Retreat: May 9th, 2020 from 1-5pm.
Learn how to befriend yourself, soothe yourself in times of difficulty, and maintain a sense of well-being despite our challenges.
Please check back for future programs with Amanda.
Blog Posts by Amanda
We all encounter the fear of not being enough. Oftentimes we search externally for validation or other solutions, but do we have the courage to look within?
“When we finally accept what is, with compassion towards ourselves and our situation, we can begin to heal.”
Amanda Votto shares various practices to help you ease into the new year in a way that promotes peace within oneself.
Get to know one of our Master Teachers, Amanda Votto, and why she is so passionate about teaching mindfulness!
Our mind can be an ally if we harness and train it to be — if we commit ourselves to living with eyes wide open.
We all recognize the wonderful benefits of meditation but keeping up a regular practice can be challenging. Two teachers offer helpful tips for making meditation a daily part of your life.
Mindfulness helps us answer the call to rise up and live the life we are meant to live. By MBSR instructor Amanda Votto.