Amanda Cyr

Amanda Cyr

40 Episodes

Amanda Cyr is an Essentrics Master Trainer and Educator.

She began teaching Essentrics in 2013 and joined the Teacher Training department at the Essentrics Head Office in 2015, where her role is focused on expanding and developing the Essentrics program. She works closely with Miranda Esmonde-White and the instructor community by hosting retreats, workshops and live teacher trainings worldwide. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Wilfrid Laurier University and draws on her fascination with the human body and its design to help guide her work.

In her aim to continually expand her knowledge of the body’s natural healing systems, she completed a restorative yoga certification and is in the process of becoming an Ayurvedic wellness practitioner. By sharing the Essentrics technique, Amanda is devoted to redefining the true meaning of fitness and helping people experience what it feels like to be healthy and happy in their bodies.

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Amanda Cyr
  • Stretch & Strengthen on the Floor

    Episode 1

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Beginner
    Pace: Slow
    Components: All Floor

    Objectives: Pregnancy, Rebalancing, Stress Relief, Relaxation
    Focus: Full Body, Abs, Back, Spine, Calves, Achilles, Shins, Feet, Groin, Hips, Neck, Quads

  • Stretch & Strengthen at the Barre

    Episode 2

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Beginner
    Pace: Medium
    Components: All Barre

    Objectives: Pregnancy, Balance, Flexibility, Stretching, Rebalancing
    Focus: Lower Body, Ankles, Feet, Groin, Hamstrings, Hips, IT Band, Knees, Legs, Psoas, Quads, Thighs

  • Improve Circulation & Relieve Tension

    Episode 3

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Beginner
    Pace: Medium
    Components: All Standing

    Objectives: Posture, Pregnancy, Rebalancing
    Focus: Full Body, Back, Spine, Hips, Shoulders

  • Beginner Flexibility with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 4

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Beginner / All Levels
    Pace: Slow
    Components: Standing and Floor

    Objectives: Flexibility, Stretching, Mobility, Range of Motion, Pain relief, Restore, Healing, Stress Relief, Relaxation, Arthritis, Back Pain, Osteoporosis

    Focus: Full Body, Back, Spine, Groin, Ha...

  • Desk Workout: Hip Stretch & Tension Relief

    Episode 5

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Beginner
    Pace: Slow
    Components: Standing and Barre
    Objectives: Connective Tissue, Flexibility, Stretching, Mobility, Range of Motion, Pain Relief, Restore, Healing, Stress Relief, Relaxation, Desk
    Focus: Lower Body, Hamstrings, Hips, IT Band, Knees, Legs, Quads, Thig...

  • Desk Workout: Energy Boost & Circulation

    Episode 6

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Beginner
    Pace: Medium
    Components: All standing
    Objectives: Cardio, Energy Boost, Mobility, Range of Motion, Posture, Stress Relief, Relaxation, Desk
    Focus: Full Body, Lower Body, Arms, Back, Spine, Hands, Wrists, Fingers, Hips, Knees, Legs, Ribs, Shoulders, Thighs, W...

  • Desk Workout: Neck, Shoulders & Upper Back Release

    Episode 7

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Beginner
    Pace: Slow
    Components: All Seated
    Objectives: Connective Tissue, Flexibility, Stretching, Mobility, Range of Motion, Pain Relief, Restore, Healing, Stress Relief, Relaxation, Desk
    Focus: Upper Body, Arms, Back, Spine, Legs, Pectorals, Chest, Shoulders

    Str...

  • Desk Workout: Liberate Your Shoulders

    Episode 8

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Beginner
    Pace: Slow
    Components: All standing
    Objectives: Connective Tissue, Mobility, Range of Motion, Posture, Stress Relief, Frozen Shoulder, Desk
    Focus: Upper Body, Neck, Pectorals, Chest, Shoulders

    This short and effective shoulder rebalancing sequence is the p...

  • Desk Workout: Lower Body Energy Boost

    Episode 9

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Beginner
    Pace: Medium
    Components: All standing
    Objectives: Connective Tissue, Mobility, Range of Motion, Posture, Stress Relief, Relaxation, Desk, Back Pain
    Focus: Lower Body, Ankles, Butt, Glutes, Groin, Hamstrings, Hips, Knees, Legs, Thighs, Waist

    Sitting for long...

  • Desk Workout: Decompress Your Spine & Stretch Your Hip Flexors

    Episode 10

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Beginner
    Pace: Slow
    Components: All standing
    Objectives: Connective Tissue, Mobility, Range of Motion, Posture, Stress Relief, Relaxation, Back Pain, Desk
    Focus: Full Body, Back, Spine, Core, Pectorals, Chest, Shoulders, Waist

    We all know that sitting can cause poo...

  • 15-Minute Full Body Activation with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 11

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Intermediate
    Pace: Medium
    Components: All standing
    Objectives: Energy Boost, Posture, Toning, Strengthening
    Focus: Full Body, Lower Body, Back, Spine, Butt, Glutes, Feet, Quads, Ribs, Waist

    This 15-minute energizing, all standing workout will activate your core and ...

  • Introducing Conditioning for Yoga with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 12

  • Conditioning For Yoga with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 13

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Intermediate
    Pace: Medium
    Components: Standing and Floor
    Objectives: Flexibility, Stretching, Yoga
    Focus: Full Body, Abs, Back, Spine, Hamstrings

  • Leg Activation With Amanda Cyr

    Episode 14

    Instructor: Amanda Cry
    Level: Intermediate
    Pace: Medium
    Components: Standing and Floor
    Objectives: Energy Boost, Mobility, Range of Motion, Toning, Strengthening,
    Focus: Butt, Glutes, Calved, Achilles, Hamstrings, Hips, Legs, Quads, Thighs

    Strengthen the legs, hips, and feet with this 30-minute...

  • TUESDAY | Waist & Arm Lengthening with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 15

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Intermediate
    Pace: Medium
    Components: Standing and Barre
    Objectives: Energy Boost, Toning, Strengthening, Weight-Loss
    Focus: Full Body, ankles, Feet, Legs

    This workout focuses on using a series of deep reaches to tone and elongate your waist and arms. In just 35 min...

  • Full Body Deep Stretch with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 16

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Advanced
    Pace: Slow
    Components: Standing and Floor
    Objectives: Flexibility, Stretching, Mobility, Range of Motion, Improve Posture
    Focus: Back, Groin, Hamstrings, Hips, Psoas,

    Rebalance your entire body with a series of slow and deep stretches focused on unlocking ...

  • Leg Toning with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 17

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Intermediate
    Pace: Medium
    Components: All Floor
    Objectives: Toning, Strengthening
    Focus: Butt, Glutes, Legs, Quads

    This 10-minute floor workout with Amanda Cyr will strengthen and sculpt the full musculature of your legs by isolating each of the major muscle groups.

  • Express Posture Workout with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 18

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Intermediate
    Pace: Medium
    Components: All Standing
    Objectives: Improve Posture, Yoga
    Focus: Full Body, Arms, Back, Shoulders

  • Body Reshaping & Posture with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 19

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Intermediate
    Pace: Medium
    Components: Standing and Barre
    Objectives: Improve Posture, Connective Tissue, Yoga
    Focus: Full Body, Back, Hamstrings, Pectorals, Chest, shoulders

    This all-level, medium-paced workout is designed to shape and strengthen your entire body an...

  • Full Body Strengthening with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 20

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Advanced
    Pace: Medium
    Components: Standing & Floor
    Objectives: Balance, Increase Energy, Toning, Strengthening, Yoga
    Focus: Full Body, Glutes

    True strength should always involve the entire body. This short, yet effective strengthening workout is designed to test you...

  • SUNDAY | Express Neck Release with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 21

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Beginner
    Pace: Slow
    Components: Standing and Barre
    Objectives: Pain Relief, Restore, Healing
    Focus: Upper Body, Shoulder, Neck, Back

  • SUNDAY | Tone Up Your Legs with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 22

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Intermediate
    Pace: Medium
    Components: All Standing
    Objectives: Balance, Toning, Strengthening
    Focus: Knees, Legs, Quads, Thighs

    This express workout led by Amanda Cyr will sculpt and tone the full musculature of your legs. Strengthen your quads, glutes, hips, and th...

  • Quad Stretch with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 23

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Intermediate
    Pace: Slow
    Components: All Floor
    Objectives: Flexibility, Stretching, Stress Relief, Relaxation
    Focus: Calves, Achilles, Groin, Psoas, Quads

    We use our quads for so many daily activities – keeping them flexible is important to remain active, injury and ...

  • Core Stability with Amanda Cyr

    Episode 24

    Instructor: Amanda Cyr
    Level: Intermediate
    Pace: Medium
    Components: Standing and Floor
    Objectives: Cardio, Energy Boost, Toning, Strengthening
    Focus: Legs, Quads, Thighs, Waist, Lower Body

    Our core is involved in almost every exercise that we do! We use our abs to help stabilize & support the s...