“Mindfulness is the miracle by which we can call back our dispersed mind and restore it to wholeness so that we can live each minute of life.”
—Thich Nhat Hanh
Amy Johnson Chong has worked as a community organizer in the Dominican Republic, a clinical social worker with trauma victims, a massage therapist, a yoga instructor and a stay-at-home mom. Creating Mindful Body of Maitland comes from a personal journey toward wellness and a desire to integrate her skills in counseling children and adults with her healing touch and belief in the benefits of yoga and mindfulness.
Amy provides massage therapy services, upbeat yoga classes for children and peer mediation courses for school age children. Amy’s adult yoga classes will combine traditional Hatha yoga (incorporating breath, mindfulness and asanas) with a flow vinyassa format. Amy is certified to teach yoga to children and adults, provide pre-natal massage therapy and is trained in yoga, mindfulness and massage therapy for victims of trauma. She holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work and a Masters Degree in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame.
From Amy Johnson Chong, founder of Mindful Body of Maitland, LLC:
“I hope that my deep compassion and desire to promote inter and intra-personal peace and holistic wellness will come through daily. I am a mother of two children and a business owner and understand directly the multitude of physical and emotional benefits massage therapy, yoga and meditation can bring to a stressful life.”