Speaker

Amanda Votto
Mindfulness Teacher and Physician Assistant

Amanda Votto PA-C is a mindfulness teacher trained at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center for Mindfulness. She has extensive experience with mindfulness, including  teaching the 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) series, leading retreats, instructing mindful parenting courses, and founding her own blog, www.divinewithin.me.  Amanda’s particular areas of interest include mindful parenting and mindfulness in the healthcare setting.

Amanda is a practicing physician assistant in cardiology at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut. She believes in a holistic approach to healthcare and that we all possess the power to heal ourselves from the inside out. Amanda has seen both personally and professionally the unlimited benefits of mindfulness on the mind, body and spirit. Her personal intention is to teach and live from her heart and guide others to do the same.

Amanda earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Union College in Schenectady, New York and a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey joint program with Seton Hall University. She is a qualified MBSR instructor through University of Massachusetts Medical School and a master teacher at Copper Beech Institute, West Hartford, CT.