Public Health and Nutrition at Indiana University in 2007
Amanda is our Nutrition, Fitness and Lifestyle Coach. She provides the guidance necessary to make sure your diet and lifestyle are supporting your current condition in order to get you the quickest results. She will help you sort through the details of a specific food plan, answer questions and provide food, meal and recipe ideas. She will help you learn how to transition into or out of a specified diet, uncover what foods are best for your body at it’s current state of health, come up with a plan that suits your lifestyle and needs, and provide support in making the journey to feeling better, easier, and less overwhelming.
Amanda obtained her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology, Public Health and Nutrition at Indiana University in 2007. Post graduation Amanda moved to Chicago where she continued her studies with Muscle Activation Techniques and Resistance Training Specialist programs focusing on body mechanics and individualization of exercise programming, became a certified Fitness and Nutrition Coach through NESTA, ISSA and eCornell Plant Based Nutrition, and gained experience in an array of health fields including exercise physiology, special needs, fitness competition, psychology, patient care at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, brain injury and stroke wellness, and integrative health coaching.
Amanda has experienced her own health struggles with candida, excessive bacterial overgrowth, hormone imbalance and digestive issues which has fueled and even bigger passion for helping others heal from the inside-out. It is her goal to not only support you through educating you on proper nutrition for your health challenges, but to make the journey to your goals easier by empowering you with unique tools and knowledge to support permanent changes internally and externally. It is her integrative approach to health and physique changes that help you progress quicker to your goals.
Her clients have nicknamed her sunshine. She believes fully that a strong body starts with a strong mind. She’s rarely found without her best friend and dog, Coco and she’s an empath at heart. You might call her addicted to nature and she loves all things related to extreme sports, adventuring, travel, and self-improvement.