If you’ve recently had your baby (or perhaps it was some time ago), or are experiencing some form of pelvic floor dysfunction, the FIT Core + Pelvic Floor program can help you to reconnect with your core +pelvic floor again.
I’d like to invite you to join me, Wendy Goldthorp, founder of The FIT Movement, for a gentle + restorative 6-week group program.
Combining education (knowledge is power!) and a range of release + strengthening exercises, during the course of the FIT Core + Pelvic Floor Program, you will experience improved function + most importantly be ready to get back into a more active lifestyle.
Who is this program for:
This program is for you if:
- You’ve birthed your baby (no matter how long ago) + want to improve your core connection + pelvic floor condition, as well as address those back, hip + shoulder aches
- You have “oops” moments, such as sneezy pees, leak a little when laughing or running, or experience escaping wind at often the most embarrassing times + want to be confident about social situations
You can find out what results other women have achieved with the FIT Core + Pelvic Floor Program by scrolling to the bottom of the page.
How is the FIT Core + Pelvic Floor Program different?
Well, for a start, traditional” pelvic floor exercises require you to either sit or lie still + focus on doing “squeeze + release, squeeze + release” exercises repeatedly.
While these exercises have their place, it’s not how you + I spend most of our daily lives. Simply looking to “spot reduce” pelvic floor dysfunction by focusing on “squeeze + release” exercises alone does not work for the long-term.
Most pelvic floor dysfunction is caused by overly tight pelvic floor muscles.
So further strengthening your already overly tightened pelvic floor muscles isn’t going to solve the issue.
Likewise, the pelvic floor does not exist in splendid isolation. Everything in the body is connected.
So, can you see how “squeeze and release” methods can be a problem?
The FIT Pelvic Floor program is truly innovative and has been created to help women discover a holistic way to care for their ongoing core + pelvic floor health by providing a whole-body solution:
- It helps release those tight muscles – not just in your core + pelvic floor – so that you can experience improved function
- We’ll work on improving your core function, as well as getting your pelvis better aligned with everything that’s going on both above and below it
- Well consider ways to incorporate better nutrition + daily habits into your “new mum” lifestyle to nurture your core + pelvic floor for even deeper restoration
- Plus you get me and as your wingwoman to support + encourage you, alongside other women who’ll be going through the program with you.
Believe me, pretty much any woman can experience improvements to her abdominal + pelvic health if she’s prepared to make it a daily priority to see results over time.
We’ll meet as a small group once a week for a 60-minute class, which will bring together both education and practical teaching exercises.
The class will be conducted barefoot.
Please wear either shorts or leggings so that I can see how you’re aligned. A T-shirt on top is fine.
You’ll be given guidance notes and exercise sheet each week for you to then practise what you’ve learnt at home. You’ll also gain access to instructional videos for the exercises, as well as access to a secret Facebook Group so that we can keep in touch between our weekly sessions and for you to post any questions you might have.
To ensure the best results for you, you’ll be expected to allow 10-15 minutes every day for the exercises, as well as look at ways to include the other learnings shared each week into your lifestyle so that over time they become habit.
How do I sign up?
To reserve your spot, please click the button below to join.
Once you’ve made payment, you’ll be directed to the online pre-screening health questionnaire to complete to ensure that this program is right for you. This must be submitted before you attend your first class.
I will then confirm your space by email, and we’ll arrange a mutually convenient time to discuss by phone your online pre-screening questionnaire responses so that I can tailor the class to your specific needs.
Please note: This program is suitable for the conservative management of abdominal separation + pelvic floor dysfunction. Therefore, if I do not consider that this program is a good fit for you, I will explain my reasons and provide you with a full refund. I will also provide you details of a specialist Women’s Health Professional, such as a physiotherapist, who can provide you with appropriate medical advice.
The next program runs Tues 5 June – Tues 10 July inclusive.
"I have suffered with urge incontinence for many years and, having had no success with the treatment I had been recommended by my doctor, thought there was no hope for improvement. I always had to wear pads and deliberately didn’t drink much fluid during the day. At night I would worry that I may not make it to the bathroom in time. It stopped me doing the things that I enjoy and it was really getting me down. I am quite a shy person but Wendy put me completely at ease and I feel like I can discuss anything with her. She suggested I try pelvic floor exercises [the stretches + releases used as part of the FIT Pelvic Floor Program]. I was sceptical at first as I had tried various methods in the past, but after several weeks I really noticed the difference. Her technique differed to what I had previously been shown and I am amazed at the improvement - it really works and it is so easy to do! I no longer need to wear pads in the daytime and have much more control at night. I feel so lucky to have met Wendy - she has made a huge difference to my life and I cannot thank her enough."SarahMum to 2 adult children
"I was experiencing urge incontinence 19 months on from delivering my child, and was irritated and inconvenienced by it when I wanted to spend a day out with my toddler. I began with no expectations except that it would be more than advising Kegel exercises! Without much prior knowledge, I felt I understood how attending to posture and completing the exercises regularly would help me reach my goal. Wendy tailored [the course] to my specific situation and lifestyle, which was really helpful, and the exercises can be done by anyone. I have definitely found that a mixture of the advice provided and the exercises have helped me to manage and pretty much eliminate the problem. I didn't expect to see results so quickly! Of course I could only refer to my experience of this specific course, but Wendy has been a brilliant instructor."ClaireMum to a 19-month old toddler
Is this service right for me?
Need some help to decide if this program is right for you? Schedule your complimentary 15-minute appointment.
The daytime program takes place 11am – 12.00pm Tuesdays and starts Tuesday 5 June and finishes Tuesday 10 July 2018. Non-walking babies may attend the daytime class, but they are mum’s responsibility.
The evening program takes place at 7.30pm – 8.30pm Tuesdays and starts Tuesday 5 June and finishes Tuesday 10 July 2018.
Both courses take place in The Baby Room, Ladysmith Infants School, Ladysmith Road, Exeter EX1 2PS.
Each class is capped at 6 people.
Classes run during term time.
Can’t make the date? Click here so that we can let you know when we’ll be running the next 6-week program.
Remember: each class is capped at 6 people, so please ensure that you reserve your spot in good time.
Got questions? Please contact Wendy at The FIT Movement via the contact button.