news & announcements

September 2014: Amanda is recognized as being one of nine women bringing body positivity to dance. She also joins the team over at Sadie Jane Dancewear for a monthly blog post that will help bring parents and teachers into a more positive environment for students.

Restore Your Roar is officially half full and the Early Bird Roar Rate has been closed. However you can still take advantage of the Regular Roar Rate ($1085) as long as there are spots open – which sounds like it might not be for long! Put your $200 deposit down quick to hold your spot – the rest gets paid at check-in! Email today!

More exciting news is to come once details are worked out, but let’s just say, you might be reading Amanda’s work in print sooner than later! Weeeee! Stay tuned!


August 2014: Amanda joins the team of bloggers over at Huffington Post and is excited for a new platform where she can continue speaking on the issues of body love, eating disorder, self-care, women, and the ROAR movement.

Amanda is featured on Scary Mommy this month, and is officially up and running. The Restore Your Roar retreat being held in January 2015 in Hawaii is calling for you to check it out.

Amanda’s very honest interview with Robin Rice for the Stop The Beauty Madness campaign gets amazing feedback from performers and women alike. Check it out here.

August has been a huge month for Body Love with tons of coverage in over 150 media outlets. From Jes Baker’s Expose project to Meghan Trainor’s body positive video hitting the Number 1 spot, the world is starting to hear us and realize that we are not even close to shutting up.



July 2014: Amanda is a FrontLine voice for the million person social change project, 1403993813317Stop The Beauty Madness. Join Amanda + supermodel Emme + Kelly McNelis founder of Women For One + 16-year-old Valerie Weisler (Nickelodeon Halo Effect Award finalist) + Sonya Renee Taylor of The Body Is Not An Apology + many more, as we speak up on what we’ve had enough of, and what we are going to do about it. You can find the audio series, including many podcasts and interviews from these incredible women, including Amanda, here.  I hope you share any and all ads you relate to so we really can #stopthebeautymadness.


June 2014: The official details for the Restore Your Roar Re-Boot Camp are out! Held at Kalani Oceanside Retreat on the Big Island of Hawai’i in January 2015, this retreat full of sweating, shimmying, and sharing will change your life. Join us for a week of aloha spirit, clean Hawaiian air, and celebrating your body just as it is right now. Until September 1st, enjoy the Early Bird Roar Rate. To read the blog post about the retreat, click here. To read the FAQ page, click here. And to visit the official Kalani page about the retreat here (don’t forget that you get the Roar Rate – pay no mind to the Kalani rates listed.)


May 2014: restoreyourroarpictureThe first Restore Your Roar workshop is set for January 15th-20th, 2015 at Kalani Oceanside Retreat on the Big Island of Hawaii. An announcement is coming, along with special rates for my blog readers, but if you just can’t wait until then, you can check out the details here!





April 14th, 2014: Amanda guest blogs for Charlotte Blake’s online event, Week of Self-Care. The guest post can be found here!


April 8th, 2014: The dates are finalized for the very first ROAR workshop to be held at Kalani Oceanside Retreat. Details will be announced on April 22nd, including early bird pricing offered exclusively to Amanda’s blog readers.


April 1st, 2014: Amanda connects with The Militant Baker and guest blogs for The Body Love Conference, where she’ll be speaking next year. Her guest blog can be read here: It Starts With Us.


March 28th, 2014: Roar 2: The Celebration is released, and shared and viewed by many.



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