Note: Program offerings vary at each franchise.
Fit4Baby® is a program designed to strengthen the body for all the changes it will experience during pregnancy. These classes exclusively focus on pregnant moms! (Other FIT4MOM® classes may include dads, nannies and other child caregivers.) Regular activity such as Fit4Baby® classes can help to reduce many maternal aches and pains, increase energy during pregnancy and may speed the labor, delivery and recovery process. According to the...more
Stroller Strides® is a stroller-based fitness program designed for moms with little ones. Each 60-minute, total body workout incorporates power walking, strength, toning, songs and activities. Certified fitness instructors offer a variety of fun class formats both indoors and outdoors. All locations also offer a free playgroup with Our Village so moms can form lasting friendships with other moms through organized playdates, moms' nights out,...more
Body Back® is a results-based workout designed for moms who want their body back, whether they just had a baby or their last child was born twenty years ago! Most importantly, it will help women unlock their personal possibilities in an inspiring and powerful environment. Body Back® clients experience targeted high-intensity workouts, inspiration and motivation in every class. When done in conjunction with founder Lisa Druxman's Mama Wants...more
Farel B. Hruska
Your baby could be born with a stronger heart!
We are so fortunate to be living in a time where research is available which supports that, not only is, exercise OK during pregnancy...it is recommended! This is actually very new information. Just a generation ago, many women were treated as if their pregnant state was a state of disability. What we are enlightened now to know is that (a healthy) pregnancy is actually a "state of health" (Dr. James F. Clapp)
Knowing some of the amazing benefits for mom when fitness is added to a healthy pregnancy (possibly less incidence of gestational diabetes, high blood pressure and deep venous thrombosis), we now know the potential benefits for baby in utero.
Farel B. Hruska
Welcome to Motherhood! Congratulations on becoming a mom...you are on such an incredible and powerful journey!
With this beautiful journey come feelings and worries, you may not have been ready for, as well. The most important thing to remember is that you are NOT alone...ever.
You are not alone in your healing - Every labor and delivery story is unique. Your story is your own and how you heal from it is also yours. We all heal, though. It's not a fast or easy process, however, you WILL heal. You are not alone.
You are not alone in your emotions - Bringing a baby into the world is a profoundly emotional experience. You are now a mom; a title you have NEVER embodied before. You love...more
October 21, 2016
October 21, 2016
Do you dream of starting a business during your baby’s naptimes?
Are you trying to work around your child’s schedule?
While the advice may be to sleep when baby sleeps, my guest today decided to start a business during her baby’s naptime.
Find out how she developed a successful website that now reaches nearly 2 million visitors each month.
This is Motivating Mom
Maggie, a self-confessed wedding junkie since the age of 13, is the founder of the Rustic Wedding Chic, a leading online resource for rustic and country weddings.
She has written 5 books, is a contributing writer for The Huffington Post, and has bee featured in several...more
Are you a new mom who is stressed about going back to work?
Or are you back to work and stressing on being away from your sweet baby?
You’re not alone!
Learn how to prepare your baby, your boss and your brain for a successful return to work.
This is Motivating Mom.
Elaine is a Working Mom Support Coach who founded ThriveMomma to help new moms confidently go back to work after maternity leave and find balance as a working mother.
Elaine offers her clients virtual and in-person emotional and practical guidance organizing the back-to-work transition.
She lives in San Diego with her husband and two daughters.more