Ami I

Ami I.

Fitness Instructor
Staff Bio

Ami has been employed at Galter LifeCenter since 2005. She has worked in this field since 1995.

Education/ Certifications:

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, BA in Dance
  • AFFA Certification for Group Fitness
  • Sunset Yoga and Happiness Through Movement Certification
  • Core Energetics,CCEP

Workshops attended: 
Esalen Retreat Center in California for Mind-Body Programs

Deep tissue, trigger point, sports massage, shiatsu, prenatal, fascial release techniques.

Ami has been practicing meditation for over 20 years. She began her exploration through moving meditation: Tai Chi, Qigong and walking meditation. She enjoys body awareness and self compassion focuses in her personal meditation practices. She has also completed the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program that teaches the principles of mindfulness and how to apply them to deal more effectively with stress, anxiety, depression, pain and the demands of daily life.

Interests outside of work:
I am crazy about music, all kinds! World music is my favorite, I feel like I am traveling all over the world and I can be sitting in my home. I also enjoy creating a sense of style of dress that is unique to me and reflects my personality and character. I have a program where I help others express their beauty from the inside out, it’s called Soul Style.

Places I have Traveled: 
Africa, Europe and the Caribbean

Philosophy that drives my work: 
I love to help people feel better, in their body and mind. It can be through movement, mindfulness meditation and feeling feelings about themselves and their life. I am inspiring to others and live a life that I suggest others try. One of deep awareness, connection to my body, pleasure and joy, all in the spirit of fun.

I feel strongly that inner and outer work and exploration of ourselves can be done with a sense of humor and play. Life is serious enough, I think transformation and change is a part of life that can be enjoyed and savored, even when it is difficult. The light is shining somewhere, let’s go find it together.

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