Frequently Asked Questions

Where do you run your classes and 1:1 sessions

I am based on the Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire border and cover areas up to 30 minutes drive from my home just outside of Hitchin. Session prices for 1:1's include me coming to your location provided you live within that area

For details of current local classes being run please click on the link below

Cancellation of live sessions

We all know that things come up with life from time to time.

I do ask for 24 hours notice to avoid full charge for any scheduled appointments. This is because with more notice I can fill the space and it doesn't lead to a knock on effect of not having enough appointments to see everyone. 

For classes unless the class itself is cancelled unfortunately I am unable to refund your session within a course booking 

How does the online support work?

Once you've purchased your programme you'll be able to download the app and get started straight away on the programmes. 

The videos are there to help you remember any exercises we've discussed during a session

What's involved in each programme and how long does it last?

The programmes are a series of phased workouts designed to help build strength, increase fitness and flexibility whilst also restoring core and pelvic floor health. Each phase will be scheduled in to arrive when you should be ready to move onto the next stage of your plan. If life takes over don't worry because your monthly subscriptions will keep rolling until you let us know otherwise. The minimum sign up is 3 months to cover the 9-12 weeks of programmes. To cancel simply send us a direct message and we'll ensure your account is not charged (minimum of 3 months to cover the full programme)

The programmes are a one-off purchase with fantastic value being less than £1 per day and are designed to move through the different levels as and when you are ready and you'll have access for 9-12 weeks to work at the programmes on the app or longer if you allow the subscription to continue rolling as well as ongoing support in the online support group for as long as you like. 

The idea is that you follow along with the schedule to make the exercises last 9-12 weeks but of course life with a family sometimes gets in the same so the monthly rolling subscription allows you to continue on for as long as you'd need to without losing your access to the workouts. Once you are finished on one programme you can log in to your app to select moving in to the next package when you are ready to continue improving your fitness and strength

How do I know which programme is for me?

You'll start with a initial consultation and screening where we can work together to decide the right starting point for you

 

Each of the programmes are designed to support your individual levels and needs. For example if you are just starting out then Motherhood Movement 1 might be right for you but if you are already fit and doing exercise but struggle with pelvic floor dysfunction then that might be the best place for you to begin. 

Always start with your weakest area. If you have diastasis recti regardless how fit you are otherwise you'll need to address that before moving forwards

I have specific medical conditions that might affect my progress in the course

We ask anyone with any specific medical conditions to consult with their health professional prior to starting our programmes. We do welcome referrals from medical professionals and would ask for contact details of any medical professional you are currently undergoing care with so that we can work together on your rehab

I can't commit to long exercise schedules with the kids being around

We advocate the importance of finding time for yourself - It's not uncommon to regularly put your own needs last in your family - it's important to remember that you as a mum are also only human and require your own cup to be full for you to pour into anyone else's. We have both full programmes for those moments you can create in your week but if you're not able to make that happen every time - then no no problem we also have shorter express workouts too

I'm struggling with limitations - pelvic floor, diastasis recti (abdominal separation), weak wrists, back pain?

We'll not only show you how to modify things for any workout but we will also help you heal these issues so you can get back to doing anything you want to do fitness wise. The beauty of being able to bespoke our programmes to your needs means that we can alter anything that doesn't suit you perfectly

I am breastfeeding/pregnant can I start?

Yes absolutely! Your joints will be more mobile due to your hormones but we have lots of non impact options to work from. We'll need to discuss your needs prior to beginning but once you've undertaken an initial assessment and been given the all clear from your health professionals then there's no reason why not. Exercise during pregnancy has great benefits to both mum and baby

When will I be ready to start post birth?

Signs you're ready to begin a new exercise regime:

1. Your GP gives you the go-ahead. This is a mandatory part of any of our programmes. Regardless of your exercise history beforehand your body and core is totally different pregnant to before and even more different post natal to pregnant. Get advice at your 6/8 week check up with your GP before getting your running shoes out as overdoing it too soon can have medical complications

2. You are healing well and feeling comfortable - nobody heals at the same rate and every persons birth and healing will be different. If you have experienced tearing or a C-Section your healing may take a little longer than someone who didn't. You should wait until you have no pain from daily movements and are performing everyday tasks with ease before embarking on extra activity

3. You are no longer bleeding, daily tasks are manageable and you feel your mental and physical energy levels are returning enough to take on an additional task in to your week. Meeting the demands of your new family can be intense and that's for me the main reason I exercised - to give myself back some time for me, it helped improve my energy levels, nutrition and sleep but I waited until I had enough energy in the first place to begin

4. You aren't having any other medical complications that should seek advice from your GP before beginning any exercise regime - dizziness/chest pains/back pain/hip pain/scar pulling/pain/blood pressure issues/nausea or frequent headaches

I've used online programmes before but I need more support

As standard everyone who takes out an online programme will receive a monthly video consultation - this is provided as ongoing support for motivation, form and posture checks and also that all important check in for your needs as they change from month to month

How do I access the content?

You'll follow the link in the log in page to log in using our app to view the videos to follow along. You can access this on any device - either mobile or desktop/laptop computer

How do I make payment?

All of our programmes are available to purchase using either the website or the app on the log in page. Click on the link in the log in page an it will take you through to payment via the app. You can then choose from a live 1:1 session (there is no need to prepay prior to the session) or an online programme 

If you are already subscribed to one of the programmes then you can log in and choose from any of the packages to start in your "packages" tab

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