Meet Amie Taylor
Amie is a Registered Yoga Therapist (AAYT) and has been studying the therapeutic application of Yoga since 2005. After passionately undertaking a regular practice of Yoga in 2003 she started to experience Sacroiliac Pain (SI pain). It was this experience that lead her to study more of the bio mechanics required to practice the Yoga poses without pain or strain. Having a passion for science since her university days in Australia Amie enthusiastically pursued her studies in Yoga Therapy and has never looked back.
Today Amie’s unique and integrated approach to the ancient teachings of Yoga and the science of human movement helps athletes, cancer survivors, chronic pain suffers and anyone that hopes to get more out of their lives with less pain and tension.
Amie believes there is truth in movement (TM) and that while the mind plays many tricks on us, the body never lies.
Amie’s approach includes movement assessment and the designing of personal programs that are conducive to relaxation, healing and support functional movement patterns. She has taught Therapeutic Yoga workshops, classes and private Yoga Therapy in Mexico, Australia and Canada and can always be convinced to do more.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. — Rumi
Teachers that have inspired and taught me:
Susi Hately – Susi has been instrumental in deepening my ability to integrate a well rounded approach to anatomy, physiology and bio mechanics with the traditional Yoga poses and philosophy. Susi has kept me on track and steered me in the direction of my dreams. It was in 2005 that I first came across Susi’s wisdom and I continue to study and learn from her today. In 2012 I graduated from the Functional Synergy Yoga Therapy certification program.
Gioia Irwin of Vijnana Yoga – For 3 wonderful years I had the privilege of studying with Gioia Irwin. Through both retreat and a friendship fueled by a passion for the mind and body in movement. My understanding and appreciation of Yoga philosphy, the application of Biotensegrity and the Anatomy trains in Yoga poses are some of the gifts I share in my teaching from this time.
Donna Farhi – Donna’s passion for the breath and it’s ability to either open us up to life or harden us away from it has not only influenced how I teach but has changed my life.
Mukunda Stiles – ‘By learning to create relaxation, alignment , and space during motion, you bring about a transformation in your experience of living in the body home. In order to understand the mechanics of motion, you must be trained to feel your body in unfamiliar ways. Learning how to do Yoga poses is not enough.’ -Mukunda Stiles (Structural Yoga Therapy, Adapting to the Individual)
Thomas Myers – Under construction…
Adyashanti – Under construction…
There is a space in which this moment takes place. There’s a great silence that is listening to the thoughts. – Adyashanti
Books and intelligent products I recommend:
Anatomy and Asana, preventing Yoga injuries; Susi Hately
The Brain that Changes Itself; Norman Doidge, M.D.
Molecules of Emotion; Candace.B.Pert, Ph.D.
My Stroke of Insight; Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D.
The Bhagavad Gita