Do you want to have some fun and gain confidence exploring our city's bike trails and paths with your toddler 12 months + and other families?
Join us for this special collection of easy-going bike adventure routes for you and your tot, curated by Fit Together. We will plan 3 different bike meet-ups and make all the arrangements to get you outdoors and having fun. Expect to travel on mostly off-road paths, trails and a few low-stress road connections with fun pit-stops and toddler movement breaks along the way like playgrounds, picnics and ice cream shops. Your host Aileen will meet you at the starting point for each adventure, and lead you on your way.
This class is recommended for parents with tots 12 months and up for safety and enjoyment. Baby and adult helmets are required. *Rain plan: if the forecast calls for heavy rain, we will run a VIRTUAL Core & Baby Songs class that day instead. We will run class in light rain. Online postnatal intake form and Manitoba COVID-19 Self-Screening Tool must be completed before your first class.
Registration opens June 7
Owner & Instructor
Teaches: Prenatal Aquafit, Stroller Fitness, Mom & Baby Fitness, Mom & Baby Barre, Postnatal Core, Infant Massage
With a bachelor’s degree in modern dance, Aileen has had a lifelong love for movement. She has never considered herself a sporty person and fondly remembers signing up for the third grade softball team just to get the cute hat. She's a non-typical fitness instructor who loves moving and being outdoors.
Aileen taught Aquafit classes for several years, including throughout her twin pregnancy. When she became a parent in 2008, she decided to become a certified Manitoba Fitness Council Group Fitness Leader and Pre & Postnatal Fitness Specialist and bring specialized pre/postnatal classes to Winnipeg in 2009. She benefitted from her own programs through her second pregnancy in 2012. Her classes focus on the joy of movement and creating connections with each other and our families.
Aileen is also a self-proclaimed Winnipeg booster, who loves our community and is enthusiastic about making it a better place for us all. Prior to teaching pre/postnatal fitness, she worked and volunteered for several art organizations.
Her love of fitness, community connection and the outdoors drives her desire to help Winnipeg families stay healthy and strong, all while having a good time!
Teaches: Stroller Fitness, Prenatal Fitness, Mom and Baby Fitness, Parent and Baby Bootcamp, Prenatal Aquafit, Mom and Baby Aquafit
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.