DANCING WITH ED: RECOVERY, RESTORATION, AND RELEASE
Amy Waddle is a former pre-professional classical ballet dancer and eating disorder survivor. Her lifelong battle with bipolar two disorder and triumph over suicide inspired her advocacy work. She is an award-winning eating disorder recovery advocate, and speaker, member of the Suicide Prevention Council of San Luis Obispo, certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer, Q.P.R. for suicide prevention trainer, and speaker for the Stamp Out Stigma Speakers Bureau. She created a high school mental health curriculum called New Perspectives with local nonprofit Transitions Mental Health Association and had presented it to over 1,000 students in San Luis Obispo County. Amy also has her own nonprofit for the dance community called Dancing With ED, Inc. which she founded in 2012. Her latest project is her memoir which she hopes will be a testimony to God’s work in her life. She lives with her husband and daughter on the Central Coast of California.