Amanda Famalare Votto
Amanda Votto PA-C is a passionate teacher of mindfulness who believes that we all possess the ability to awaken to an intentional, inspired and compassionate life. She teaches a variety of mindfulness courses including the 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) series, Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), mindful parenting, mindfulness in schools, leads retreats & workshops, offers private coaching and keynote speaking events.
Amanda has over sixteen years of healthcare experience as a physician assistant and specializes in cardiology in Connecticut. She passionately 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. Through the development of self-awareness, building of emotional resilience, and the cultivation of self-compassion, she helps others reclaim a true sense of well-being.
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 trained MBSR instructor through University of Massachusetts Medical School and an MSC instructor through the Center for Self-Compassion. She has completed two years of mindfulness training under Dr. Shefali (best-selling author and leader in conscious parenting). Amanda is also trained through Mindful Schools, K-12 grades.