Leah provides in-person training in and around Grand Rapids, Michigan and virtual training anywhere.
CERTIFICATIONS & SPECIALTIES
Certified Personal Trainer
Pre & PostNatal Personal Training Specialist
Foam Rolling Specialist
Pre/Postnatal Performance Training Specialist
A mom of two, with her own Cesarean recovery story, Leah’s goal is to educate and empower women on their own wellness journey both pre and postnatal. In her professional life, she has worked with all ages and stages, from kids to seniors, beginners to athletes on implementing small steps to progress clients towards sustainable healthy habits, whether in movement or mindset.
Movement has always been a way for Leah to express and release emotion, challenge herself and grow both physically and mentally. This led her to a BA in Physical Education & Health Education while playing collegiate volleyball, Certification as a NASM Personal Trainer, specializations in Boxing Instruction, TRX Suspension Training, and focuses in Meditation and Self-Myofascial Release. Her passion project of becoming a Pre/Postnatal Performance Training Specialist started when her oldest son was born in 2013.
She lives in Grand Rapids, MI with her family. Outside of the gym she enjoys escaping outdoors, globetrotting with her husband, crafting with her sisters and cuddling up with a good book and a snuggly kiddo or two.
We focus on strength for motherhood, so you can focus on your family
Leah’s passion is working with moms who strive to be confident, healthy and present in their daily lives amidst the challenges of motherhood.
TRX Certification: Suspension Training Course
Suspension training for improved client training results is ideal due to the activation and strength training of core musculature with every move. It utilizes body weight for exercises, can be adjusted for performance level (low impact to high performance) and can be used for strength training, flexibility, sport specific movement, balance & coordination. It also can travel with you wherever you go, it is adaptable to the needs of all.
Workshops & Presentations
Leah provides workshops and presentations for companies, fitness studios, and events. Workshop topics can include prenatal training, postnatal recovery, general fitness, creating your own training plan tips and more. If you have a specific event or topic in mind, reach out to Leah on her contact page, and she is open to talking through custom presentation options.
Leah has previously done workshops for Steelcase, momHive co-working & childcare, and other local businesses in Grand Rapids, Michigan.