About Amanda Nitschke, M.S. CCC-SLP, RYT 200
Amanda weaves together nearly twenty years of experience as a pediatric speech-language pathologist with the yogic and shamanic traditions. She is passionate about empowering and educating others so they can navigate the world confidently. Her holistic approach addresses building connection and communication on the physical, mental, and spiritual or energetic levels. In her practice, PachaYoga & Healing, Amanda facilitates deep, soul level healing by releasing emotional or physical trauma, grief, fear, negative patterns/habits, and blocks. She offers individually designed practices and sessions for continued support to anchor in the energetic shifts, inviting one to be an active participant throughout the healing journey and to co-create with source in everyday life. As the owner of Leaps with Language, she provides alternative education, therapy, and consultations for children with speech-language disorders and learning differences, specializing in treating children diagnosed with brain injury and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She incorporates knowledge and practices from a variety of disciplines, as well as the healing arts.
Amanda is excited to impart the powerful medicine and tools which have been extremely effective in transforming her own life. She shares her medicine through individual sessions, consultations, customized ceremonies, workshops, speaking, and writing. Her seven-year-old son and the families she sees daily are her continual teachers. She holds the vision for a holistic medical model that is inclusive of connection and spiritual healing for well-being.
Amanda earned a Master’s degree in Communication Disorders from Southwest Texas State University following a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Language from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a registered yoga teacher at the 200 hour level and has also completed the Radiant Child Children’s Yoga training (95 hours) including Yoga for Autism, ADHD, & Differently-Abled Children. She is Mesa Carrier in the Q’ero tradition, a Master Reiki Practitioner, and studied Energy Medicine Certification at Austin Shamanic Center.