These businesses can help postpartum moms, seniors and people with neurological disorders get fit at home.
Mother-daughter duo Gabriela Schonbach and Amanda Giannakos channelled their passion for yoga and wellness into a COVID project back in 2020: Movement by NM. They started the subscription-based platform to blend “art, fitness and life” for $15/month or $99/year. Members can use the app for HIIT, dance, yoga, strength training and other disciplines, in addition to workshops, movement plans, documentaries and inspiring stories.
Athlete, kinesiologist and postpartum exercise specialist Sara Niblock is a mom on a mission to help other moms return to fitness. Niblock’s 15 years of experience culminated in Whistler-based Mountain Mom Strong in 2020 to help postpartum moms heal their bodies and restore their core. A guided 12-week group subscription program gives full access to the platform for $660, and a self-paced simplified program offers a breathing window of six months for $315.
Kelowna’s In Motion Fitness delivers an online fitness program for seniors, people with neurological disorders (like Parkinson’s patients or stroke survivors) and those with impaired movement. For $49/month or $479/year, the monthly video subscription service streams around six classes a week to work on posture, strength training, balance, flexibility and core strength.