Amanda was born and raised in the D.C. area, but with a love for adventure and new experiences, has since lived all over the country, including college in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan, in New York City, and now in San Francisco. She still visits her family on the east coast regularly and with a passion for health and fitness, stays up-to-date on the latest wellness trends from .D.C to California.
On any given day you can find Amanda teaching fitness classes at a variety of studios, working as a health coach, writing for her blog ShapinUp.com, or training for a marathon or triathlon. Amanda also loves to travel and recently took 17 days to drive from New York City to San Francisco with her fiance and their adorable rescue pup Ollie.
Amanda takes a relatable and realistic approach to health and wellness and aims to inspire readers to find balance in their own lives.