"When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."

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Meet Amanda Sacks

Social Worker, Yoga & Meditation Teacher

Amanda is passionate about providing individuals with tools that enable them to activate and maintain self care.

Amanda has experience providing evidence-based individual, group, and family therapy in the elementary and middle school settings. She also has supported children and families through offering therapeutic services at UCLA's Partial Hospitalization Program and Bellevue Hospital's Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatient Unit. 

Since 2010, Amanda has led various therapeutic yoga programs including: 


  • Y-CBT classes for adults with anxiety & depression

  • Group classes at Bellevue Hospital's Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatient Unit

  • Group classes for youth who are Homeless and At-Risk at Covenant House, NYC

  • Group classes for adults living with cancer at the John Theurer Cancer Center

  • Group classes for students in the Paterson Public Schools

  • Individual bedside meditation, breathing, or yoga sessions to children living with cancer at Hackensack University Medical Center

  • Private sessions, group classes, and summer camp programs for children with autism

  • Chair yoga classes for adults with mental illnesses at Care Plus, NJ

Amanda Sacks, RYT 500, completed her 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Naturally Yoga & her 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at YogaWorks. Amanda received her Bachelor's in Social Work from New York University & her Master's in Social Work from the University of Southern California. 


Why Yoga & Meditation?

Live a Life of Balance & Meaning

Overall Wellbeing

Enhance overall wellbeing with a consistent yoga & meditation practice. 

Feel Happy for No Reason

Find joy in the little things. 

Stress Reduction

Learn practical tools that will allow you to thrive amidst everyday stressors or challenges. 

What's Y-CBT?
(Yoga - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

The Y-CBT  integrative group treatment model addresses the symptoms of anxiety and depression by combining traditional psychotherapy with yogic practices and philosophies, didactic material, and group process.


Explore forgiveness. Respond to frustrations with a sense of clarity - whether with family, friends, or coworkers. 

Sleep Better

Just 20 minutes of mindful meditation each day can increase the relaxation response, leading to better sleep.



Connect with Amanda

Contact Info


201 Varick Street #865, New York, NY 10014

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