Amanda Berkey

Amanda Berkey


Penn State University, University of Pennsylvania



After spending nearly a decade teaching public school in Philadelphia, coaching track, and working at a boutique fitness studio as a group exercise instructor, Amanda decided that it was time to meld her passions: helping others, working out, and writing. After completing her M.S.Ed at UPenn, Amanda became a NASM certified personal trainer and began coaching men and women to become their healthiest, happiest selves.

Favorite Purchase

Amanda's favorite fitness-related purchase is, without a doubt, her Yoga Design Lab yoga mat. The bright geometric patterns scream positive energy, while the no-slip grip provided by the microfiber top layer is a must-have for her favorite hot yoga classes.


Amanda earned her B.A. in Psychology at Penn State, and went on to earn her M.S.Ed. in School and Mental Health Counseling at UPenn.

She is also a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

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