Credentials

Experience

As of January 2019, Amy Kirk has taught over 4,000 hours of yoga to hundreds of students through Chester County and Lehigh Valley. For information on private and studio classes, see the Yoga Offerings page.

Certifications

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Certification – June 2002 – Instrutor Doreen P. Hardy, PhD, LMFT, MEd

Children’s Yoga Teacher Certification (120 Hours) – November 2011 – Instructor Little Flower Yoga

Gentle/Restorative Teacher Certification (24 Hours) – July 2012 – Instructor Masala Yoga

Himalayan Institute 200-Hour Teacher Certification (200 Hours) – August 2016 – Instructor Moondog Yoga and Senior Himalayan Institute Staff.

500-Hour Yoga Teacher Certification (in progress) – January 2019 – Present – The Yoga Loft, Bethlehem, PA

Yin Yoga Teacher Certification (in progress) – February 2019 – Present – The Yoga Loft, Bethlehem, PA

Continuing Education Training

Yoga for Women (6 hours) – April 22 – 24, 2005 – Instructor Shakta Kaur Khalsa

The Wisdom of Yoga and the Art of Extraordinary Living (12 Hours) – June 29 – July 1, 2007 – Instructor Stephen Cope, MSW

Yoga Therapeutics (6 Hours) – September 2007 – Instructor Naime Jezzeny

Yoga Posture Adjustments (6 Hours) – May 17, 2008 – Instructor Stefani Pappas

YogAnatomy (18 Hours) – November 14 – 16, 2008 – Instructor David Keil

Open Heart Meditation – September 16 – 30, 2009 – Instructor Sally Kempton

Expanding the Core (6 Hours) – March 19 – 21, 2010 – Instructor Bruce Bowditch

Gates of the Spine, Exploring the Core, and Walking Yoga – Gait Therapy – March 18 – 19, 2011 – Instructor Jamie Elmer

Five Dimensions, One Self: Exploring the Panchamaya Koshas (10 Hours) – November 15 – 17, 2013 – Instructor Kathy Ornish.

Advanced Meditation – Awakening the Inner Guide (10 Hours) – June 27 – 29, 2014 – Instructor Rolf Sovik.

Align and Refine: Understanding the Importance of Posture Fundamentals (10 Hours) – February 27 – March 1, 2015 – Instructor Amy Pearce-Hayden

Yoga For Life (18.5 Hours) – August 20 – 23, 2017 – Instructor Gary Kraftsow

Guidance From The Gita (10 Hours) – March 23 – 25, 2018 – Instructor Rolf Sovik

Prenatal Yoga Foundations (25 Hours) – March 29 – 31, 2019 – ChildLight Yoga

Enhancement Trainings

Je Tsongkhapa’s Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (lamrim chenmo) – July 10 – 15, 2008 – Instructor His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Laulima: Hawaiian Laying on Hands Healing – June 12, 2010 – Instructor Kahuna Harry Uhane Jim

Usui System of Natural Healing – Reiki Level 1 and Level 2 – March – June 2011