Welcome! I am Amanda Hurford, founder of ALA.
I am passionate about witnessing health transformation in my clients. I empower clients to reach their health goals in a way that fits their lifestyle and personal needs. A one-size-fits-all approach does not always work for our health, and I personalize every process. My mission is to see my clients succeed and feel empowered to take control of their health.
I provide a wide range of natural and holistic health approaches that are otherwise unavailable in mainstream health care settings.
Since I was in the third grade, I have been studying, contemplating, seeking out, and experimenting with human health and dis-ease. I received my bachelor's and master's degrees in nutrition and dietetics from the University of New Mexico in 2011 and 2016. I studied nutrition because diet and lifestyle contribute to human health and wellbeing- we are what we eat!
I have worked as a dietitian at Southwest Endocrinology Associates and UNM Student Health and Counseling. I also taught nutrition classes at PIMA Medical Institute. I felt limited in my ability to be of service in these positions. So with a leap of faith, I started Amanda's Lifestyle Academy in 2017 to provide my clients with plant-based nutrition counseling. Little did I know how much my business would change.
I was introduced to Frequency Specific Microcurrents (FSM) in the late summer of 2017, and that presentation changed the direction of my business and life. I was so inspired by the FSM presentation that I attended the following training seminar and immediately purchased the equipment. I have personally seen a pain level of "10" drop to a pain level of "1" in 50 minutes. I have seen injuries and post-surgical injuries heal in half the amount of time with a decrease in bruising, swelling, and pain. I have witnessed shingles disappear in 3-5 days.
To be able to use FSM in a larger context, I decided to get a massage therapy license. I attended the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics from 2018-to 2019. I am pleased with my education in bodywork and natural therapeutics. I enjoy giving massages and working with different massage tools and modalities.
In the summer of 2018, I became aware of the work of Edgar Cayce. His teachings have greatly influenced my view on health and holistic medicine. Edgar Cayce was an American clairvoyant who gave more than 14,000 psychic readings on health, holistic remedies, spirituality, and free will, while in a self-induced sleep state. Cayce maintained his subconscious mind would leave his body and retrieve knowledge from the spiritual realm where all subconscious minds are connected. He is known as the "Father of Holistic Medicine" and "The Sleeping Prophet." His work provides valuable insight, information, and areas of contemplation. Click here to learn more about Edgar Cayce.
While in massage school, I was talking with a classmate about frequencies and FSM when a gentleman overheard my conversation. He chimed in that if "I wanted to work with frequencies, I should look in Asyra." Asyra has been renamed Qest 4 since then. But that out-of-the-blue suggestion stuck with me for a year before I did some digging into it.
In November 2019, I investigated and purchased Qest 4 Bio-energetic Scanning. I was doubtful and skeptical initially, but with every scan that I did, the more I was convinced and amazed I became.
A couple of months later, I decided to program FSM frequencies into the Qest 4 Database. It was an arduous process to scan in 32,200 frequencies pairs. However, the results have been outstanding and insightful. What a divine gift to have two technologies work together to create an even better outcome.
Amanda's Lifestyle Academy has gone from a 100 ft sq office to a 650 sq ft office, from nutritional counseling to bio-energetic treatments and holistic counseling. The potential of ALA has only begun. I am excited about the future of ALA and being able to witness the transformation of my clients.
My Business Philosophy
ALA is about witnessing results and growth when my clients dedicate themselves to a healthy lifestyle and treatments.
I gain insight and improve my methods with every person I assist on their health journey. I approach every encounter with honesty and encouragement, setting realistic and individual goals for every client. Sometimes the barrier to success is our own self-limiting beliefs, and I work to help people overcome these beliefs and stay accountable to their goals. I foster a warm and helpful environment to motivate and inspire health and healing. The variety of services I offer is individualized for maximum benefit.