Author Archive: Amy McKenzie

Amy McKenzie

Amy's lifetime involvement in the theater offered her many opportunities to study with some of the industry's greatest directors, performers and teachers. Her formal education includes the Masters Program at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and the Film Certificate Program as a Teaching Assistant at UCLA. Her career spans four decades and includes venues from off-Broadway to television, National Tours to Summer Stock. Over the years Miss McKenzie has worked professionally as a producer, director, founding artistic director, writer, actor, professor and coach. From an early age Amy pursued a passion for personal development, studying a multitude of disciplines from survival techniques to professional leadership training. The degree of her development is evident in her success as a speaker, business owner and transformational coach. Loving all things natural, Amy has committed a great deal of time to the study of traditional and alternative healing. Miss McKenzie is also a licensed HeartMath practitioner and holds certifications in various alternative healing modalities including Reiki, Energy Restructuring and Rebirthing and as a Therapeutic Masseuse. Her commitment to furthering the well-being of others is demonstrated by the number of lives she has touched and the contribution she has made as an independent distributor, leader, trainer and presenter for Zija International. When asked, Amy cites her most cherished accomplishment as having provided significant opportunities for her brilliantly gifted daughter, Valia O’Donnell, to fully live a life she loves. Making a difference, one person at a time, is Amy’s driving force.

Override the Static by Amy McKenzie

Override the Static Chances are most of us are not our ‘better self’ when we first wake up in the morning. It’s not hard to comprehend why; we likely have a negative default program running 24/7. The craziest part is…
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