DR. AMY SEDGWICK
MD, FACEP, E-RYT
Amy Sedgwick, MD, FACEP, E-RYT, lives in Maine where she practices emergency medicine at Intermed, seeing patients of all ages and backgrounds. She also teaches yoga and meditation in the greater Portland area. In 2014, Amy founded the Riverbend Yoga and Meditation Studio in Yarmouth with the intention to help people in her community achieve holistic health from within. In 2018, she sold the studio but continues to teach there, offering classes and workshops on yoga and mindfulness at studios and medical institutions in the area. Amy also works extensively with private yoga clients, many of whom have complicated medical issues.
Amy also leads yoga and mindfulness trainings and workshops for medical professionals. She offers sessions at national meetings for the American College of Emergency Physicians and, in the fall of 2017, offered a Mindfulness in Medicine course for clinicians at Maine Medical Center. In her current role at Intermed, she provides easy-to-access online content on yoga and meditation for patients and employees.
Most recently, Amy joined forces with Tiffany Cruikshank and Yoga Medicine developing curricula and leading advanced teacher trainings in the areas of neuroscience and restorative yoga. She is very active writing pieces in the general media to showcase merging the Eastern and Western approaches to health. She has published articles in Yoga International, Sweat Equity, and Breathe Magazine.
Amy completed her emergency medicine residency at Maine Medical Center. She earned her MD from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and her BA at Wellesley College. She completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training with Jacqui Bonwell, a Yin Yoga training with Josh Summers, and is currently working to complete the 500-hour certification with Yoga Medicine and a meditation teacher training with Shinzen Young through United Mindfulness. Additionally, she is in the midst of obtaining certification in acupuncture through the University of New England to bring another healing tool to her patients and clients.
Amy enjoys spending time with her two girls, Alexis (11) and Elle (9) and her husband, Peter. She enjoys hiking with her dog, Hip Hop, and also loves to play her mandolin and guitar as well as write, knit, and make jewelry.