Meet Laura, our June Fit Mom of the month! Laura has experienced firsthand all that FIT4MOM has to offer, right from prenatal Fit4Baby classes, to Stroller Strides with her daughter Maya, and now our Body Back Transformation program. In fact, Laura loves Body Back so much that she has become certified to teach it! Be on the lookout for her amazing classes to hit the schedule in September. Meet Laura, a kind and Aussie accented mama who always has a smile on her face!
Name: Laura Bowers
Workout buddy/ies and age: Maya, 10 months
Originally from: Australia
Favorite thing about FIT4MOM: Strength in motherhood!!!!
When did you join FIT4MOM? Last year, 5 months before Maya was born.
What is your current job? Edmonds School District as a Construction Project Coordinator, but I'm actually trained as an Architect.
What is your favorite food? CHEESE... it pairs perfectly with wine :))
What is your favorite beverage? Red wine and coffee are equally important.
What is one thing that people might not know about you? While we were still living in Australia, my husband and I eloped. We got married in Vegas.
You are given four free hours of babysitting, what would you do? Fitness, massage or online shopping.
What is your dream kid free vacation? Mexico City or another gritty city.
What is your dream family vacation? Going home to Melbourne and Adelaide to visit friends & family.
How has becoming a mother changed you? Squishy heart. Stronger mind.
I'm happiest when.... I hear my baby giggle or snore.
What are three things you wish you could go back and tell yourself before having children?
- Don't sweat the small stuff.
- Almost everything is "small stuff".
- Don't beat yourself up about things that are out of your control.
Fondest childhood memory: My Grandmother
Anything else you would like to share? I'm truly grateful for this community and so excited to be starting body back instructing in the fall.
Your favorite "go to" family friendly recipe? Tamale Pie