Amanda combines her love for fitness and passion for helping others, to better their lives. As both a group fitness instructor and social worker for over 15 years, she holds several fitness and training certifications in addition to Dual Masters Degrees in Social Work and Education. In both of her careers, Amanda believes that inspiring self-determination in each individual is the key to creating a healthy mind, body, and spirit. Rated #7 on www.rateyourburn.com’s 15 Best Zumba Instructors of 2012, she has been featured in Time.com as an expert in H.I.I.T. training and has consulted with fitness companies such as Reebok and Lululemon.