Mom of the Month
Meet Maya! Mama to a beautiful son and daughter. Maya has inspired so many of us by making her health and fitness a priority during this crazy year by consistently showing up to multiple virtual classes every week and excelling in our Body Well program. We love her strength and her encouraging smile. Now let's get to know her better!
My name is Maya Paley. I'm a gender and social justice advocate. I'm married to Gregory and we have two...more
We are so excited to introduce our March Mom of the Month, Christy Filek! She has been coming to Stroller Strides for years - first with her son, and then during her entire pregnancy with her daughter (#pregnantgoals). Now she attends with both children in tow and we love all the kid cuteness and positive energy she brings with her to class. She is strong, determined, supportive and just the sweetest mama to her babies. We feel lucky to know...more
Meet our February mom of the month who we heart very much, Whitney Katzer! This is our valentine to her because we think she is a total sweetheart. We've known Whitney for almost two years and have been alongside her for a few Body Transformations and hundreds of studio workouts. She has gotten so much stronger (literally and figuratively one of the strongest women we know) and we have also seen her strengthen her friendships with many fellow...more
Meet our January Mom of the Month, Neda Kadkhoda! She is a regular at our Sherman Oaks Stroller Strides and Stroller Barre classes, where she attends with her son, Jaxon. She has a passion for fitness and always gives 100% at her workouts, inspiring everyone around her to keep going strong. Neda takes time to get to know the other moms in class, their stories and their babies. She is kind, empathetic and has a beautiful calm energy that makes...more
We are thrilled to honor Gabriella Capucetti Gomez this month! We have had the privilege to get to know her over the last 6 months and we feel very lucky to have the chance to watch her son, Luca grow from an infant into a cooing and smiling baby boy. Gabriella is a regular in Glendale and Silver Lake and she takes the time to get to know all the moms, their stories and their babies. We knew when she took her first class that she was just...more
We are thrilled to honor Sharilyn Fields as our Mom of the Month! We first met Sharilyn during her pregnancy at Fit4Baby prenatal classes and then we were lucky to continue classes with her through the early days and months of motherhood at Stroller Strides and Barre. More recently, her fitness journey has evolved as she's become stronger and more confident through FIT4MOM Transformation classes. Having Sharilyn in our community is an...more
The perfect mom with the right balance of work, family, fitness and fun doesn't exist, however Lindsey Alena Catrambone is as close as it gets! A couple weekends ago I was exercising next to Lindsey at Strides 360 on a Saturday morning. Lindsey usually comes to Strides 360 with both kids and then her awesome hubby takes the boys to the playground while she gets in her workout. However in the class we took together, she came solo with the kids...more
September is the perfect month to introduce you to our cool, Stroller Striding Mom of the Month, Madeline Edelman. She is a great friend to so many of our members because she regularly attends classes at 3 of our locations. She is also a teacher, which is one more reason to love her fiercely! We let some of our instructors weight in this month with why they love Madeline.
Tiffany is a bright light in our Body Back community. Her dedication and positive spirit are truly inspiring. She joined FIT4MOM after the birth of her second child and came to her first class with big goals. Throughout her journey, she never gave up on her goals or the other moms beside her in class. For her, victory means seeing everyone cross the finish line together. Whenever she's around we can count on her to make us laugh, cry and run...more
If you've met Ashley Cohen in class, you probably know her as the voice cheering you on, as the high five after you push yourself to do one more rep or as the extra hug you get when you've been away from class for a few days. You might also know her as that incredible mom friend who always has your back. Ashley Cohen has been a part of FIT4MOM SF Valley & Northeast LA for more than 3 years. In mom years, that's a lifetime because we've...more
Dena attended her first Stroller Strides class last October in Highland Park. She had already attended some FIT4MOM classes at another franchise, so she knew just what to expect and jumped right in. Dena has been a huge advocate for our Highland Park location and regularly brings new mom friends with her to class. She is a shining light of positivity, empathy and we could not be more grateful for the energy she brings to our community. Not...more
We first met Suzanna and her sweet and spunky daughter, Cora, back in May 2018, and this month we are celebrating her one-year anniversary with Fit4Mom. She’s a friendly face at Stroller Strides and Body Back and is also the creative curator of our Sherman Oaks Playgroups. She embraces motherhood for what it is: the good, the bad, and the beautiful and she keeps it real on the regular. She brings joyful and unfeigned energy with her wherever...more
April is a new month and that means we get to introduce you to one of our favorite FIT4MOM all stars, Zoila Galeano. Two years ago she came to a free class and joined the group and since then we have watched her become stronger, faster and more confident. She is witty, clever, and has the poise of someone who sees possibility whenever challenges arise. She is consistent with her fitness even when life gets crazy and is always kind to the...more
Bekah Siegfriedt is our March Mom of the Month and we are so excited to share her interview with you. She is a busy mom, wife and NASA rocket scientist. Balancing life, fitness and the universe is not an easy endeavor, but Bekah is a big picture kind of mom. She takes care of herself so she can have more energy for all the demands of her busy life and the presence of mind to enjoy her beautiful family. In class, Bekah always brings a positive...more
We’ve had the pleasure of knowing Julie since 2015, first with just her son and now with both her son and daughter in tow. She has been a true gift to our community for the last 4 years bringing with her the kind of mom wisdom we all wait in line for. She comes to every class with positive and palpable energy, a relatable realness and a contagious silliness that puts a smile on everyone’s face. We’re so happy to honor her this month. We love...more
We are thrilled to announce our first mom of the month of 2019: Candice Mika!
"Candice is such a bright light in class! She shows up every day with a smile on her face and makes everyone in class feel welcome and special. She never complains or gets flustered, she smiles through the toughest workouts and she is such a joy to be around. She is easy to talk to and always lifts you up if you are having a bad day. We love you Candice!"...more
We've had the honor of getting to know Lorena over the last year and spending time with her over the last 38 weeks (!!) of her pregnancy. She is gracious, kind, positive and a true light in our community. We are so happy to honor her this month and tell her how much we love all the positive energy she brings with her to class every day and how much we admire the way she is raising her son. We love you, Lorena!
"Lorena and Theo are the...more
There are key values that we promote and encourage at FIT4MOM. We believe in building community, raising healthy children, nurturing connections, supporting each other, motivating transformation and inspiring positive energy. Our November Mom of the Month embodies all of these values and we just love to be around her beautiful energy. Silvia Campanini has been a part of FIT4MOM for more than a year and has become an essential part of our...more
We are thrilled to introduce you to our October Mom of the Month, Hasmik Hayrapetyan! For over two years she has been coming with her boys to Stroller Strides and working out with us! She is an incredible mom to three little boys. She is an inspiration in class, because she always works hard and her journey to fitness has been slow, steady and transformative! We've watched her get stronger, leaner and more confident. She is a wonderful...more
Lorena Castillejos is our September Mom of the Month and we couldn't be happier to share her interview with you! She has been a part of our community for nearly 2 years and everyone in her classes considers her to be their friend. If you are lucky enough to take a class with Lorena (aka "Lore"), she is probably the one cheering you on or talking to you at the end of your first class. She will make you feel welcome with a beautiful smile or a...more
We are so proud of our entire FIT4MOM community. If you've attended a class, you know that our instructors work hard to inspire other moms, but what fuels us is the inspiration we get from YOU! Every month we select one special mom who motivates us to do our best and to be kind - in fitness and in life. Sarah Moshman is our August Mom of the Month because we admire her perseverance, her kindness and her drive to change and evolve. What makes...more
We are so excited to introduce our July Mom of the Month, Theary Meng! She has been coming to Stroller Strides for years, she completed Body Back Transformation (totally rocked it) and she is now pregnant with her second child and coming to Strides all the time. She is strong, determined, supportive and just the sweetest mama to her little boy. We feel so lucky to know her and even luckier that she continues to persevere and inspire women...more