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Amy Walter


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Amy Walter


We build compassionate yoga teachers,
students and communities.    


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Yoga Testimonials


Yoga Testimonials


Our passion is your mental, spiritual and physical fitness. Here's what our students are saying: 

Angela Barbieri Usas

Yoga Student

Yoga is good for my body but finding a teacher who pushes you mentally as well as physically is a gift.  I appreciated Amy from the first class and wish I could go to all of her classes.  She pushes me to be present by challenging me in each pose.  Sometimes the push is to sit in the pain an discomfort when holding it for a long time.  She reminds us that the mind gives up way before the body.  Other times, she reminds us that fear does't serve us; it just holds us back.  So what if we fall or face plant?  We tried--that's what matters. 

Ann Fro

Yoga Student

Before beginning my practice with Amy, I had been practicing yoga off and on for about 10 years. I hadn't really found a practice that really spoke to me on both a physical and emotional level to keep me engaged and dedicated to my practice. Amy's style of teaching and willingness to bring her own emotion and life experiences- as well as an intense physical practice- to each class has me connected to my body and mind in a new way. I leave Amy's classes refreshed, centered, focused and looking forward to continuing to grow both emotionally and physically strong through my continued practice. Practicing with Amy has changed both my body and mind!

Meg A.

Yoga Student

I attended Amy's Saturday morning 90 minute All Levels Yoga.   Even on a holiday weekend, she had a full roster.  Amy, a vivacious pixie-cut blonde built possibly of steel, warmly approached me as I rolled out my mat, asked my name, my story, and that little dialogue put me at ease.  I absolutely love when instructors begin a class by fostering community, which really is one of the essential intentions of good yoga.  She opened the class asking if anybody had questions - ANY questions - one girl requested frog pose, and Amy agreed enthusiastically, and a guy said "what is the purpose of life" (half-joking) and Amy said: I don't know!  What is YOUR purpose?  My purpose is to serve.   I thought, in own head, my purpose is to create as much harmony and laughter as possible, and I began my practice with that intention, which kicked things off well on a personal level.    
 

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MAT


MAT


Muscle Activation Techniques:

In recent years, a revolutionary new process has evolved for analyzing and correcting muscular imbalances in the body. It has dramatically improved functional capabilities in people of all ages and activity levels. It has been successful in enhancing muscle recovery, reducing pain and fatigue in athletes and non-athletes alike. This process is a biomechanically-based system called Muscle Activation Techniques. It was developed by Greg Roskopf, a biomechanics consultant to several NFL and NBA professional sports teams. For more information about Roskopf and MAT, please visit the MAT website

Click here to learn more. 

 

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Schedule


Schedule


Upcoming Teacher Training & Workshops

 

Applied Anatomy for Teachers - October 3-4, 2015 at Spark Yoga in Arlington, VA

Experiential Yoga Anatomy - September 26-27,  2015 FlyDog Yoga, Charlottesville, VA.  Signup at FlyDog Yoga.

Wild Abundant Life's Yoga Personal Training - August 7-9, 2015 at Honest Soul Yoga in Alexandria, VA.  Sign up at Wild Abundant Life.

Yoga Anatomy - October 16-18, 2015 at Power Yoga Tribe in Jupiter, FL.  Sign up at Power Yoga Tribe.

 

Power Yoga Classes

Sundays 9:00 -10:45am - Power Basics at Spark Yoga  in Arlington, VA

Sundays 10:30 - 11:45am- Hot Power at Spark Yoga  in Arlington, VA

Tuesdays 12:00 - 1:00pm - Hot Power at Spark Yoga  in Arlington, VA

Tuesdays 4:30 - 5:45 pm- Hot Power at Spark Yoga in Arlington, VA

Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:45pm - Hot Power at Spark Yoga  in Merrifield, VA

Wednesdays 7:45 - 9:00pm Power Yoga at the Wall at Spark Yoga  in Merrifield, VA

Thursdays 9:30 - 10:45 am - Hot Power at Spark Yoga  in Arlington, VA

Thursdays Noon -1:05 - Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Thursdays 4:30 - 5:45 Hot Power at Spark Yoga in Arlington, VA

Thursdays 6:00-7:45 Yoga @ the Wall at Spark Yoga  in Arlington, VA