An experienced and gifted teacher of movement - known for her precise and passionate instruction style - Amanda is available as an aerial coach and instructor in the greater Boston area, and beyond (see "Teaching Schedule" for more information). She has taught at the New England Center for Circus Arts and SHOW Circus Studio, where she was also Assistant Executive Director. She has presented aerial, movement, and fitness workshops in various locations to students of all skill levels and walks of life. Amanda, a comprehensively certified Pilates instructor and personal trainer, owned and operated a Pilates studio for three years.
Her coaching is informed on both the technical and creative level, bolstered by her background in the physical arts (circus, dance, physical theater), her training as a teacher (circus, Pilates, fitness, anatomy) and performer (acting, singing), and a strong artistic sensibility. With knowledge of a variety of apparatuses and a keen eye for alignment, she offers her students instruction in new skills, injury prevention, strength and flexibility training, as well as choreographic direction and act/show development.