Amy Lee McMahon also known as “Amyleeflower” has a multifaceted approach to creating unique yoga and meditation programs that help children, teens, women, & families. In 2015, she became a trauma informed Kripalu Yoga and Mindfulness teacher. She is the founder of Shanti Students, a program that brings yoga, meditation and mindfulness into 30 schools throughout the country. Amy is very passionate about the process of self-discovery through self-love and mindfulness practices. She empowers her students to trust the process of life, to learn how to experience the beauty of every moment that arises and how to allow the light within to shine brighter. She has created and led over 7000 hours of teaching mindfulness programs, workshops, assemblies, afterschool programs, and self-love retreats, sharing her love for this work with thousands of people throughout the country.
Amy began exploring the practice of yoga and meditation at the age of 14. During her childhood and adolescent years she endured great suffering and trauma; from her mindfulness practice there was an awakening of her heart, shortly after she began her practice, she and others noticed a significant difference in her mental, physical, and emotional health. When Amy chose to become a teacher of this great work, her intention was to bring these transformative practices to the masses. She is known for her vibrant outlook on life, her illuminating wisdom, and her very happy, grateful heart. Amy is continuously studying and learning, creating new workshops and classes to diversely connect with both adults and children.
Being present with her students fuels her inspiration: seeing the growth through their practice individually and as a whole is the greatest gift of all. Amy is passionate about living a prosperous life using the tools of yoga, meditation, breathwork, journaling, self-reflection, inner-child loving, movement, painting, writing poetry, eating plant-based whole foods, and practicing self-care. She is mindfully connected to each passing moment of the day, Amy always remembers to stop and smell the flowers and smile at the sun. She looks forward to the opportunity to share the golden gifts of yoga, meditation, and self nourishment to all.