Jan 8- Prenatal Yoga with Lara
Jan 15- Prenatal Barre with Alison
Jan 22-Prenatal Cardio & Strength with Ashley
Jan 29- Prenatal Pilates with Kelly
Feb 5- Prenatal Yoga with Lara
Feb 12- Prenatal Barre with Alison
Feb 19- no class (Louis Riel Day)
Feb 26- Prenatal Cardio & Strength with Ashley
Mar 4- Prenatal Pilates with Kelly
Mar 11- Prenatal Barre with Alison
Registration opens Dec 5
Teaches: Stroller Fitness, Prenatal Fitness, Mom and Baby Fitness, Parent and Baby Bootcamp, Prenatal Aquafit, Mom and Baby Aquafit, Prenatal and Postnatal Personal Training.
When Ashley became pregnant with her first child health and fitness took on a whole new meaning. Eating well and getting exercise was no longer about losing weight or looking a certain way - it was about being healthy for herself and her baby.
She joined our Prenatal Fitness class in 2013 and hasn't looked back since. Ashley was a participant throughout her first two prenatal and postnatal journeys, and became an instructor after deciding not to go back to her "9 to 5" in the spring of 2017. Her growing list of certifications include Sport Conditioning, Pre and Postnatal Fitness, AquaFitness and Group Cycle.
She loves the community of like-minded women and parents and when asked if she likes her job, she will quickly answer "yes, because I never feel like I'm going to work!" Her main goals are for her participants to feel comfortable in class and to challenge themselves safely.
When she isn't teaching you can find her busy with her three kids. Ashley's favourite family activities include bike rides and hanging out at The Forks.
Teaches: Prenatal Yoga, Kids Yoga, Postnatal Yoga, Infant Massage
Alisa attended her first yoga class when she was 20 and fell in love, but it wasn’t until suffering a major back injury years later that she realized yoga was going to become a much bigger part of her life. It was a major component of her rehabilitation for her body and mind, and she knew she wanted to share her practice with others.
Alisa is an E-RYT 500 beginning her teaching journey in 2014 at Source Yoga in Winnipeg with certifications in Hatha, Vinyasa, and Yin, and soon found her passion with Perinatal Yoga, continuing her education with the Empowerment Project, and obtaining her Pre/Postnatal Fitness Specialist Certification.
With a commitment to lifelong learning Alisa has continued her studies to include various teacher trainings including her Pre and Postnatal Yoga Accreditation with the Manitoba Fitness Council, Vinyasa Immersion in Skilful Sequencing at Shala Yoga in Squamish BC, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction with the Mindfulness Centre of Canada, Advanced Teacher Training at Yoga Centre Winnipeg, Infant Massage Instructor Certification, and various pre/postnatal fitness, pelvic health, somatic, and childbirth education courses. She is also certified Kids Yoga Teacher completing her training with Kidding Around Yoga and Yoga Ed. She loves working with all ages of children from toddlers to teens to help them discover the joy of movement and learn the benefits of mindfulness.
Alisa offers Karma classes throughout the year through her fundraising initiative Healing Minds, Healing Bodies to raise money for the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.
She is passionate about empowering women to prepare their body, mind, and breath for labour and delivery, and helping new moms connect with their core, community, and babies.
Teaches: Prenatal Pilates, Mom & Baby Pilates, Stroller Fitness, Prenatal and Postnatal Personal Training
Kelly got certified as a personal trainer through ACE in 2019 and completed her Manitoba Fitness Council Pilates certification in 2021.
Her quest to get people moving has re-united her with Fit Together after she took the classes as a participant back when her kids were babies. Kelly says “Exercise has always brought me closer to myself and grounded me. Through the good and the bad, our bodies are the only place we have to live. I feel alive when I know I’m helping others get to that place for themselves too. It’s pretty amazing to have come full circle now teaching with this team and seeing women gain their confidence and work towards stronger versions of themselves”.
In her spare time, Kelly enjoys Muay Thai boxing, running, biking with her kids, and swimming which she only learned to do at 35 years old. She earned her first trifecta from a Spartan race she did in Thailand and hopes to do another one in Canada one day.
Kelly believes the curveballs that go along with pregnancy, motherhood and parenting teach you that you can get through anything …women are amazing. Her friendly and fun-loving style makes her classes a joy to attend. Kelly is happy to be on this journey with you!