Amelia is a Tier 2 Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Leader, and Yoga Alliance 500hr E-RYT (registered yoga teacher), YACEP (continuing education provider) instructor.
In 2013 Amelia completed her Level One Journey into Power teacher training in Sedona, AZ with Baron Baptiste, Level Two Sanyassin’s Journey in Sundance, UT with Paige Elenson, her Art of Assisting with Kiersten Mooney and Brandon Compagnon, and participated in the 2016 Baptiste Certribution Summit in Park City, UT with Baron Baptiste where she received her Baptiste Yoga Teacher Certificate. In 2017 she completed another 200hr Expand Your Power Yoga Teacher Training at Baptiste Yoga San Francisco; completed Level 3 in Menla, NY with Baron Baptiste, Brandon Compagnon, and Suzie Newcome; Advanced Art of Assisting in Bend, OR with Chelle Swierz . By year-end 2017, she completed her Tier 2 Baptiste Certification and her 500hr Registered Yoga Teacher designation. Amelia has assisted Baptiste programs for senior teachers such as Brooke Hamblet, Suzie Newcome, Luca Richards, Desirae Pierce, and David Farmar.
In 2018 she apprenticed with Baron Baptiste at Level 1 in Phuket, Thailand, which was the first Baptiste Institute Level 1 training in Asia. Amelia is in the year-long 2018-2019 Fit to Lead program through the Baptiste Institute; upon completion she will receive her Tier 3 1500hr certification.
Amelia is also a Certified Yin Yoga instructor (with Bernie Clark), and a Certified YogaFit Kids instructor. In addition Amelia also teaches Restorative Yoga, family yoga, prenatal yoga, and offers private yoga sessions. She is also a Reiki 2 practitioner, doTerra Wellness Advocate, and Certified AromaTouch Practitioner. During workshops, retreats, group and private sessions, Amelia will often incorporate the use of doTerra essential oils and reiki.
Amelia moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2014 and teaches at several studios in the east bay and at Baptiste Yoga San Francisco studio in the beautiful Presidio.
With a background as a certified fitness instructor since 1988, Amelia added yoga to her repertoire after taking her first Bikram class at the Self Realization Fellowship in Encinitas, CA in 2003, which ignited her passion for yoga. In 2008 she began her journey as a yoga instructor, with her first introduction to Baptiste power vinyasa yoga at Urban Yoga Spa in downtown Seattle.
Amelia brings her light and passion for yoga to her classes and believes yoga gives “any body” access to their personal power and peace.
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