Amy Ippoliti: Master Teacher
Amy Ippoliti is a yoga teacher, writer, and philanthropist. She is known for her innovative methods to bridge the gap between ancient yoga wisdom and modern day life, helping yoga students “turn up their own volume.”
Amy started yoga at 16 and studied with various teachers based in the Sivananda tradition throughout high school and college. She spent the first part of her 20’s teaching fitness and self-defense & empowerment trainings for women, men and teens. She graduated from Cyndi Lee’s first yoga teacher training in 1997 and began teaching at spas, Crunch Fitness, and Equinox Fitness in NYC. During this time, Amy was part of a number of startup yoga studios including OM Yoga Center, Laughing Lotus, VIRAYOGA, and Yoga People in Brooklyn, NY. She taught to corporate executives at Bear Sterns, Pfizer and Atlantic Records, well as authors, prominent CEOs, and Hollywood celebrities.
A pioneer for advanced yoga education, serving students and fellow yoga teachers, in 2012 she co-founded 90 Monkeys, an online professional development school that has enhanced the skills of yoga teachers and studios around the globe. Amy also serves as a featured instructor for YogaGlo.com and is a faculty member at the Omega Institute, Esalen and Kripalu. A regular presenter at the Yoga Journal Conferences, Omega Institute Conference, Wanderlust Festivals, and The Hanuman Festival, Amy represents prAna clothing and Boardworks Surf as a yoga ambassador. She has graced the covers of Yoga Journal and Fit Yoga Magazine and has been featured in Yoga International, Self, Origin Magazine, New York Magazine, Yogini Magazine (Japan), Allure (Korea), Elephant Journal, MindBodyGreen and many more.