Congratulations! You are ready to start your prenatal fitness journey!
I’m here to support you on your prenatal journey and offer you safe and effective exercises and education on all things related to prenatal and postpartum health!
Being pregnant carries many emotions and every women will have a different experience, so please don’t start comparing your pregnancy with someone else!
Mondays: 6:45 – 7:30 pm
Location: Virtual (comfort of your own home) or MHW studio
Cost: $105 for 7 classes
February 13 – March 27
In this prenatal fitness class, you will learn safe and effective exercises that will support you during each trimester of your pregnancy, and help transition you into your postpartum phase. There will a combination of cardio, strength, core, flexibility and breath work in each class! The last 15 minutes of class will be open to conversation between participates about all topics related to prenatal and postpartum!
Currently classes will be offered from the comfort of your own home! (in-person classes will be returning in the Spring!)
- I tailor my classes for all fitness levels
- I adapt and offer different levels of intensity for each exercise
- We discuss topics related to prenatal and postnatal during class
- You’re classes are taught by a Kinesiologist, Clinical Exercise
- Physiologist and Pre/Postnatal Fitness Specialist with over 20 years of experience (and being a mom of 3).
Are you ready to meet other moms to be and start your prenatal fitness journey? Join below!
“Taking care of your health while pregnant is essential for not only your wellness, but also your babys”
According to the 2019 Canadian Guideline for Physical Activity Throughout Pregnancy, women without medical restrictions should be active through out pregnancy. It is recommended that pregnant women should get at least 150 minutes/ week of moderate intensity physical activity. Research has shown many benefits to both mom and baby if the mom is physically active during pregnancy.
- Lowering your risk for gestational diabetes
- Reducing risk of pre-eclampsia
- Reducing back pain
- Lowering your risk of gestational hypertension
- Improving mood
- Reducing stress
- Increasing energy levels
- Faster recovery time
- Babies are less likely to be colic
- Pregnant women are advised to complete the Get Active Questionnaire for Pregnancy before starting a prenatal exercise routine. It is a pre-screening tool to determine if further conversations about being physically active while pregnant is needed first with their health care provider. If you answer “yes” to any of the 4 questions, it is recommended to consult with your provider before starting or continuing with your prenatal exercise routine.
- Join a class or work with a trainer who specializes in prenatal fitness
- If you are having any pelvic health concerns, please see a pelvic floor physiotherapist for an assessment
- Stay hydrated during your workouts
- Wear comfortable and loose fitting clothing to help regulate your body temperate while you workout
- Wear comfortable and appropriate exercise footwear
- Give your body proper nutrients to fuel and replenish before and after exercising
- LISTEN to your body when you’re participate in a prenatal physical activity program. IF you experience any cramping, bleeding, shortness or breath, dizziness etc, please contact your health care provider for further investigation.