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
A FIT4MOM franchisee recently asked me for a link to an article that I wrote back in 2007 titled "Miscarriage, Please Talk About It". Unfortunately, that was from a past website and it is no longer available online. But it's such an important topic that I thought I should talk about it again.
I created Stroller Strides 13 years ago. And in that time I have had the amazing opportunity to connect with thousands of moms. I have shared many joys with them but also countless stories of heart break about the loss of a baby. It's rarely a story that's told. When it happens, you feel so alone. It's one of the deepest pains you will ever feel no matter the time in the pregnancy. For some reason, we just don't talk about it.
I have lost two babies (that I know of). The first was...more
As a busy mom and full time entrepreneur, I often feel caught up in the beautiful chaos of family and wind up spending weekends running errands and toting children from one sport event to another. Spontaneity is not something that comes easily to me but I'm hyper aware that I need more of it in my life. I believe that life is an adventure but I have to work hard to create it. So that's what I have done. I created Mommy Adventure days with my kids. They know that these days are completely unplanned, totally spontaneous and can land us anywhere. I unplug from my text, social media and the such and focus on nothing but fun. Ok, I sometimes use my phone to see what's going on in town. I drive and try to take my kids to places they have never been. We become tourists in our own town. While...more