In everything that Amy (Sat Nishan Kaur), does, the overall goal is to contribute to creating a more Peaceful and Loving world.  She uses the power of voice, yoga and meditation to increase her energy frequency and experience her aliveness. She is a singer/songwriter who writes songs from the soul as a way to heal, grow, and connect to the Divine. Amy is also a gifted counselor and healer who has become this way through healing her own pains and traumas, recently earning her MA in Integral Counseling Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies.


Born, Amy Sunshine Therrien, she began singing and vocalizing when she was three years old.  She began writing and sharing songs in 1995, performing throughout Maine and New England.  She has recorded and released two folk-rock albums of her original songs (Breathing,1999) & (Fires Burning, 2005).  Many of the songs on both of her first albums were written and performed with her partner, Vaikko Allen. 

Holding a BA in Psychology, Amy (Sat Nishan) worked in the Young Adult Abuse Prevention Program (YAAPP) for five years, traveling throughout Maine and New England with a team of violence prevention educators on a mission to promote healthy realtionships and peaceful behavior.  Her songwriting began as activism, performing her first original song "Hush" (can be heard on Fires Burning) at Portland's Take Back the Night Rally, a rally to raise awareness about and call for an end to sexual violence and continued as an organizer and performer at this event for 6 years. Amy was named "one of the most Influential Women" in Porltland, ME by the Portland Phoenix in 2004 and in 2005, "One of the most influential people under 35".

Amy (Sat Nishan) completed a 250 hour Teacher Training course in Kundalini Yoga at Golden Bridge Yoga in Hollywood, CA, to become a certified Kundalini Yoga instructor recognized by the International Association of Kundalini Yoga Teachers.  She was blessed to learn from world renowned teachers: Gurmukh, Tej, Gurushabd, and Harijiwan.  As part of this Spiritual path she has received the name, Sat Nishan Kaur. In her studies of Sound Healing, Sat Nishan attended Jonathan Goldman’s 9-day Healing Sounds Intensive in Loveland, Colorado in 2004 and attended a 7-day intensive at the School of Sound Healing with Zaccharia Blackburn in 2005. 


Weaving her dynamic gifts, Amy/Sat Nishan brings a richness to her work that is powerful and transformative. Her journey has led her to sacred and healing sounds and this is revealed in her album Surrender, 2011, Produced by Thomas Barquee, (producer of artist, Snatam Kaur).  The depth of her work has been a result of a lifelong journey of service through creative expression and also the unique devotion of motherhood.