Meet Amanda Votto
Amanda is dedicated to teaching mindfulness and helping others learn how to tap into the power of the present moment, unlock their unlimited potential and open their boundless heart. When one person heals, we all heal. She takes a holistic approach when working with individuals to help restore emotional, physical, psychological, and spiritual health. Now, more than ever, our world is suffering and needs each of us to wake up, share our gifts and spread love.
Amanda is a passionate person who believes in the wholeness of each of us despite our past or current conditions. She has formal training in both medicine and mindfulness, but it is through her own inner journey that she is most adept to guide others.
Whole-Hearted Cardiac Wellness
SPRING SESSION DATES are March 13th through April 17th, 2023 (Every Monday from 12pm-1pm EST)
Welcome to Whole-Hearted Cardiac Wellness where, together, we enrich cardiac health through a supportive and holistic approach. For years, research has shown that heart disease is the number one cause of death in both males and females. The medical field has made massive strides in the treatment and prevention of cardiac disease over the years. Treatment has been focused primarily on physical healing, which is a vital component to wellness. However, we cannot overlook the emotional and mental challenges that often go hand in hand with cardiac disease. The prevalence of stress, anxiety and depression are higher among those affected by heart disease. I believe that we can use our current health challenge as a catalyst for deep personal growth and healing.
Whole-Hearted Cardiac Wellness is an 6-week group program that is specifically targeted at promoting emotional and mental wellness which is an integral part of cardiac disease recovery. This course is inspired by countless patients that I have personally cared for over the years that have shared their struggles with me, even after showing physical improvement. This is because the emotional and mental component was left unaddressed, and these patients are still struggling with stress and unhealthy coping skills- not because they want to but because they don’t know another way.
This 8-week program will help you develop healthy skills to not only manage stress but to discover the root of your stress and ways to work with it using mindfulness and self-compassion. Often, we may feel alone in our struggles and that is why a group setting is so important. We need each other to learn, connect and remember our sense of belonging. We cannot do this work alone and a supportive group environment is an integral part of this program.
❤ Classes are 1 hour in length and meets for 6 consecutive weeks via Zoom. In-person classes may resume in the future.
❤ Classes are confidential and will have a private access page where you receive course materials, meditations, and weekly class recordings.
❤ Pre and post course questionnaire will be collected for research purposes. Responses remain anonymous.
❤ Upcoming Class Dates: See below.
— SPRING SESSION dates are March 13th through April 17th, 2023 (Every Monday from 12pm-1pm EST)
❤ Fee: $200 for 6-week course (individual price)
Please contact Amanda (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are a medical provider and are interested in running a private course for your community or would like to bring Whole-Hearted Cardiac wellness to your healthcare system.
NOTE: NO ONE will be turned away and Amanda can create a sliding scale for those who want to take the class and cannot afford it. Please email Amanda if you have a financial need.
A teaching style rooted in mindfulness using present moment training to help you uncover, heal, and transform your life. Build present moment awareness, methods to stay grounded in the body, and ways to activate self-love.
Courses / Retreats
For individuals seeking courses and retreats Amanda teaches courses like: “Introduction to MBSR”, “Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction”, and “The Undefended Heart“. Do not miss your chance to see Amanda in person.
Speaking / Workshops
A knowledgeable and motivational speaker on the subject of mindfulness, Amanda strives to deliver mindfulness teachings in an engaging and relatable manner. Her talks entail a combination of teaching, mindful practice, and interaction.
Rooted in mindfulness, Amanda uses present moment training to help individuals uncover, heal and transform their lives. From her personal experience, she believes true healing only happens in the present moment.
It has been extremely rewarding to work with Amanda as my guide and teacher to practice mindfulness. She is filled with warmth, encouragement and amazing strength, and challenges me to dive deep into myself to heal my heart. Amanda has taught me a whole new way to approach my relationship with myself, and those in my life, helping me to find balance, grounding, and love within me every day and especially during periods of anxiety or sadness. She helps me empower myself to live a better life through stillness and being centered. I’m learning how to follow my joy! With much gratitude.
As a friend, teacher, and colleague, Amanda continuously generates wisdom and abundance in my life. Amanda’s commitment to her own practice and service to the growth and healing of others comes through in every interaction, whether one-on-one or teaching a room of executives. I could not have more trust in and gratitude for what she offers in each and every moment. Thank you for your integrity and humility, and all of the light you bring to this world Amanda.
Amanda is an incredible teacher and coach. I have taken her MBSR and parenting classes as well as workshops. She is compassionate and a great listener. She is also very competent on guiding people to find answers from within to whatever they might be experiencing. By being her student and friend, I am able to witness her personal growth, her dedication to mindfulness, and commitment to help others grow, better themselves and live a life full of purpose and joy.
P.S. I love her to the moon and back.
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