Amanda McGuire Rzicznek
graduated from the Essential Yoga Teacher Training Program in 2013 under the supervision of master yoga teacher Francois Raoult at Open Sky Yoga Center in Rochester, New York. She is a certified Yoga Teacher, a certified Relax and Renew trainer, a certified Pre-and-Postnatal Yoga Teacher, and has been a student of yoga for over 20 years. Her unyielding commitment to personal practice guided her to become a yoga teacher. She believes in, practices, and teaches timeless yoga--yoga that is adaptive, intentional, and inclusive--for ALL bodies. Inspired by poetry and music, Amanda enthusiastically approaches teaching yoga with an open heart, acute attention to alignment, and a sense of humor, which are evident in her teaching style. Always a student at heart, Amanda continues studying with Francois Raoult and developing as a teacher through workshops with Judith Hanson Lasater, Laura Antelmi, Carla Anselm, and other reputable master teachers.
She has an M.F.A in Creative Writing/Poetry and teaches in the English Department at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.
Photography by Tara Low