Meet Your Teacher

Stress Management & Psychological Safety Consultant

Amanda Muhammad

Amanda Muhammad is an International Mindfulness Based Stress Management & Psychological Safety Consultant in Dallas, TX. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Business Psychology, holds a Masters in Organizational Leadership, and a Bachelor's Degree in Management and Leadership. Amanda is a certified Mindfulness trainer, Compassion Fatigue Trainer and yoga instructor. Amanda teaches individuals how to build resilience and reduce stress as well as how to introduce different practices to the people they serve as a foundation for social-emotional learning, restorative practices, and building resilience. She facilitates a variety of workshops, hosts mindfulness trainings and serves as a coach to schools and organizations both across the country and internationally. In addition to in-person training, she runs a web-based education platform, Mako Mindfulness, created to guide you through her framework of evidence-based practices that change the way we process and respond to stressful situations.

Course Curriculum

  • 1


    • Overview of this portal

    • Meet the Teacher

    • Liability Waiver

  • 2

    Why You Should Breathe & Stretch

    • Breathe & Stretch (The Why)

    • The Science of Breathing Practices

    • Identifying Tense Areas & Warning Signs (Discussion)

    • Body Tension & Progressive Relaxation (The Why)

    • Progressive Relaxation (Practice)

  • 3

    Breathing FAQ's

    • Should I breathe through my nose or mouth?

    • How often should I practice?

    • How should I sit?

    • Should I open or close my eyes?

    • What if sitting still makes me feel anxious?

  • 4

    Stress Container: Neck/Jaw/Face

    • Symptoms

    • Jaw Massage (Breakdown)

    • Neck Movements (Benefits)

    • Neck Movements (Breakdown)

    • Neck Movements (Practice)

  • 5

    Stress Container: Diaphragm/Lungs

    • Symptoms

    • Thoracic Movement (Benefits)

    • Thoracic Movement (Breakdown)

    • Thoracic Movement (Practice)

    • Celestial Breath (Breakdown)

  • 6

    Stress Container: Shoulders/Chest

    • Symptoms

    • Shoulder Movements (Benefits)

    • Shoulder Movements (Breakdown)

    • Shoulder Movements (Practice)

    • Shoulder Stretch (Breakdown)

    • Standing Side Stretch (Benefits)

    • Standing Side Stretch (Breakdown)

    • Standing Side Stretch (Practice)

    • Thoracic Movements (Benefits)

    • Thoracic Movements (Breakdown)

    • Thoracic Movements (Practice)

  • 7

    Stress Container: Back

    • Symptoms

    • Cat/Cow (Benefits)

    • Cat/Cow (Breakdown)

    • Cat/Cow (Practice)

    • Seated Twist (Breakdown)

    • Forward Fold (Breakdown)

    • Back Bend (Benefits)

    • Back Bend (Breakdown)

    • Back Bend (Practice)

  • 8

    Stress Container: Gut & Stomach

    • Symptoms

    • Belly Breathing (Breakdown)

    • Belly Breathing (Practice)

    • Seated Twist (Breakdown)

    • Seated Twist (Practice)

    • Standing Side Stretch (Benefits)

    • Standing Side Stretch (Breakdown)

    • Standing Side Stretch (Practice)

    • Back Bend (Benefits)

    • Back Bend (Breakdown)

    • Back Bend (Practice)

  • 9

    Stress Container: Pelvic Floor & Hips

    • Symptoms

    • Seated Pigeon (Breakdown)

    • Forward Warrior (Breakdown)

    • Forward Warrior (Practice)

    • Side Warrior (Breakdown)

    • Side Warrior (Practice)

  • 10

    Thank You!

    • That's a Wrap!

    • Breathe Easy & Create a Great Day! (Downloadable Breathing Exercise)