Led by a deep need for healing, Amy Ruckel found yoga in Utica during in early recovery from addiction. Her close friend & mentor, Terra Meenan encouraged and inspired her with every practice. She discovered yoga’s incredible potential to save lives. She became certified in 2016 by David Lertisen, Corey Wu, Arki Lee and Christa Holley with the All Yoga 200TT in Koh Phangan, Thailand. Amy teaches from her authentic story, fusing the strength and sweat of Ashtanga with the edge creativity of vinyasa flow. Now in full recovery, she leads with great respect for the practice, and gratitude to her teachers and students.