As April comes to a close, we are excited to share this month's motivating mom with you all! She has been a stronghold in our village from the beginning FOUR years ago! Most recently she has become a dedicated Body Back participant and has worked tremendously hard to crush some personal goals and reclaim time for herself! Her work ethic is incredibly admirable as is her big heart and her love for her family and friends. We are so proud of her for everything she has accomplished as a mom and athlete and are grateful for her dedication and love for FIT4MOM and our village! Laura Pietrycha, you rock and we are thrilled that you are our Motivating Mom!!
Here's what our instructor team has to say about Laura:
" What an honor it is to recognize Laura- a model mom who has helped shape this community and make it what it is today! From being Playgroup Captain to veteran Strider to “graduating” to Body Back, Laura’s dedication, consistency and loyalty have shone through again and again. Laura is a very special and kind person. When you work out alongside her, she has a...more
March's Motivating Mom needs no introduction because if you have ever participated in any of our Stroller Strides or Stroller Barre classes over the last four years, it is highly likely you have met this amazing mama! One of our longest standing members, this soon to be mama of three is so special to Our Village. Brittany we love you and admire you and are so excited to be celebrating YOU this month!
Here is what our Instructor Team has to say about Brittany:
This months MOM of the month vote was unanimous among our instructor team - she is as kind, determined and committed as they come! A stronghold in our Body Back Transformation community, this beautiful soul sets an amazing example on the importance of self care, rolling with the punches of motherhood, and is known for her kindness and grace! We admire her strength and want to celebrate the fabulous Kristen Ripka as February's Motivating Mom of the Month!
A new year for us here at FIT4MOM SE FAIRFIELD COUNTY comes with tons of excitement as we have a whole new round of amazing mamas to recognize and celebrate! Our newest Motivating Mom of the Month is truly one resilient mama who works hard every day at class, has such a kind heart and rolls with the trials and tribulations of motherhood. She can often be seen taking up her cardio bursts and transition runs or down on the ground soaking up her one on one time with her sweet baby girl after class. This month we are highlighting Mary Simone. Here is what our instructor team has to say about Mary:
As we close out this year's Motivating Mom of the Month blog posts, it's our team's pleasure to celebrate this amazing mama for all that she is! We are so excited to highlight Alanna Stein as December's Motivating Mom of the Month!
Here is what our instructor team has to say about Alanna:
It's time to highlight another wonderful mama in Our Village! November's Motivating Mom of the Month is one resilient mama with a heart of gold and a true example of determination! This mama is a monthly Stroller Strides/Stroller Barre member, attending classes multiple times a week as well as member of our Run Club. This past session of Run Club is where she truly stood out to our instructor team as she was a constant source of inspiration, laughter and strength for the group. Congratulations, to Molly Hazard for being our next Motivating Mom of the Month!
Here is what our Instructor Team has to say about Molly:
October's Motivating Mom of the Month is truly a special one! This mama was our FIRST member, has attended close to 600 classes over the last three and a half years, has led our playgroups for nearly three years and is one of the kindest, loyal and resilient mamas I know. We are grateful for her wisdom, love and unwavering support of Our Village and FIT4MOM. Nicole Manno, you and your family will ALWAYS have a special place in our village!
Here is what our instructor team has to say about Nicole:
September means back to school time and what a perfect time to spotlight our next Motivating Mom of the Month! This mama is headed back to work but we love knowing that we will continue seeing her on the weekends as she is one of our dedicated Saturday mamas during the school year! We have loved having her and her crew around this summer as she is a constant source of hard work, kindness and positive energy! Thank you, Tara for being part of Our Village! We love you!
We are delighted to celebrate August's Motivating Mom of the Month as she is truly a pillar in our village. Dedicated to her two little boys, she is the epitome of patience, poise and confidence. We know you have crossed paths with this mama because often she attends classes SIX mornings a week! She is a constant source of positivity and support for our fellow mamas and someone we all have so much love and admiration for. Carolyn Schober, thank you for being part of our village!
Here is what our instructor team has to say about Carolyn:
New month, new amazing mama in the spotlight!! A true model of patience, hard work and all things #bossmom, this beautiful mama does it all! From crushing her workouts with her double stroller, to her calm and welcoming demeanor to publishing novels...this mama is a true example of heart and hustle! Congratulations to the wonderful Jackie! We love you and your crew and are so lucky to have you as part of our village!
Here is what our instructor team has to say about Jackie:
It's time to celebrate our next Motivating Mom of the Month! As our first Run Club session comes to a close, we find it fitting to highlight this mama who has taken Run Club by storm. With determination and commitment, this mama has embraced the challenges of training for her first race with her darling daughter and will get to see all her hard work pay off this upcoming weekend! She is a constant source of strength, kindness and positivity and our village is so lucky to have her! Thank you for being part of our village and congratulations, Martha!
Here is what our team has to say about Martha:
"Martha is a mom with some serious heart and hustle! You will always catch her sharing a blanket, a snack, or a smile, and this girl can work it! She comes to every class with such intention and focus and motivates everyone around her, all while giving her sweet Isabella the greatest TLC and attention. I have been fortunate enough to see Martha's discipline and determination in Run Club as...more
It's time to celebrate our next Motivating Mom of the Month! In her short time with FIT4MOM, you have seen this beautiful mama of two take control of her health and happiness and wow are we all impressed! Her dedication to her family and herself is truly remarkable! You are doing an amazing job, mama! Thank you for being part of our village and congratulations, Kristine!
Here is what our team has to say about Kristine:
"Kristine is committed to a healthy and strong lifestyle in motherhood. She continuously shows up ready to work and have fun with her littles. No matter what challenges may surface during class, she breaks through them physically or breaks out a prop to entertain her little. Her determination impacts anyone around her and allows them to break out do there comfort zones! What I love most is her ability to take a challenge and crush it"! - Instructor Colleen
We are so excited to introduce our Motivating Mom of the Month for April! You have most recently seen her rocking her workouts with that baby bump, but this mama has been a true example of hard work and kindness from her first day as part of our village, nearly two years ago! Mom of now TWO boys (as of this week), this veteran Stroller Strides mama is a true gem and we are so excited for her and her growing family! Thanks Krista for being part of our village! We love you!
"Krista has a kindness and grace that permeates everything she does- from her work outs to her mothering! Krista's dedication to fitness as a pregnant Mama has been inspiring to all!" - Instructor Meghan
We are so excited to introduce our Motivating Mom of the Month for March! We love this mama's amazing work ethic, her kindness and positivity and the way she balances everything motherhood throws at her! Thanks for being part of our village, beautiful mama!
"And though she be but little, she is fierce!" When Brie enters our class with that double Bob, she tackles every exercise with clear intention, tremendous focus, and no-baby-will-distract-me determination... all while keeping her littles smiling. Truly a motivating mom!"- Instructor Lisa
"Brie is such a breath of fresh air. She truly embodies what it means to dig deep and reach for her goals, giving 100% in every class. Brie has a great attitude about fitness and motherhood and is a positive example to everyone around her!" -Instructor Sarah
We are so excited to introduce our February Motivating Mom of the Month! We love this mama's "keeping it real" attitude, her kindness, her sense of humor and her willingness to push herself in her workouts. Thanks for being part of our village!
"One of Gina's many positive qualities is her ability to Keep It Real!! Veteran and new moms alike look to her for the down to Earth reality check she is always ready to give. Gina is a model for "listening to your body", and is always ready to take things up a notch". -Instructor Sarah
"Gina is always ready to chat with anyone working out near her! Her outgoing nature makes everyone feel welcome and her humor brings joy and laughter to the classes". -Instructor Meghan
"You can always look to Gina to take things up to the next level, be it hovering, holding, humor or heels! I can count on her in all of my classes as a source of good, fun, positive energy!"- Instructor Lisa
Get to Know Gina:
We are so excited to introduce to you our January Motivating Mom of the Month. We love the positivity this sweet mama brings to her workouts. Thanks for being part of our village!
"Cindy is such an incredible source of strength and positivity at every class. She continuously supports others while pushing herself. I know by looking at her direction during class she will be smiling, working hard and making her son laugh! What an amazing example of a FIT4MOM MOM!" - Instructor Colleen
"One of the first things I noticed about Cindy was how friendly she is. She is always engaging the other Moms around her, whether they are veterans of Fit4Mom or it is their first class. She makes everyone feel welcome and included. She also exudes joy and positivity, which is both infectious and inspirational! I always look forward to having Cindy in class and working out alongside of her!" - Instructor Meghan
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