Mothering + Mindfulness
Amy became certified in Calm Birth®️ Mediation with Robert Newman and Anna Humphreys in 2017 after deepening her meditation practice, letting go of perfection, and making an intention to parent more consciously with her own children. All of her teachers come into her work and she is grateful to share them. Amy's biggest teachers are her two children, who's coming into this world surely inspired the creation of To the Moon and Back. Amy wrote about her Calm Birth teaching and experience on the blog here.
Amy Lee Czadzeck is a graduate of Finger Lakes School of Massage in Ithaca, NY and became a licensed massage therapist in New York State in 2006. She began her practice at a home office in Western New York and has worked in salon and spas. She studied all three levels of Reiki and hot stone massage with Hallie Sawyers of Soul Song. When she moved to Eastern New York, she provided mobile massage therapy for clients with chronic pain. In 2014, she became certified in prenatal massage with Michelle Beaulieu of New Moon Holistic. She also learned the craft of Indian Head Massage with Life Works Wellness. Amy continued further training through the Institute of Somatic Therapy in prenatal massage in 2016. She completed 18 hours of advanced perinatal massage mentoring through Body Therapy Education with Carole Osborne, the woman who wrote the book on prenatal massage.
In December 2016, Amy completed her training in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy for Moms and Babies with the great Michael Shea where she learned compassion practices. In 2017, Amy trained in a course called Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss to deepen her connection to supporting through bodywork through difficult situations. She also received certification Birthing Mama® Prenatal Yoga and Wellness Birth Professionals Online Workshop where she gained insight of how to offer more self-care techniques to her clients. In 2018, Amy will be entering her second year of three, on her way to become a biodynamic craniosacral therapist through Margery Chessare at Turtleback Craniosacral Education. In June of 2019, Amy took a spinning babies class to help further support her clients.