It's recess time - for a group of moms who know when it's time to call time out.
Strong, a Houston-based fitness, health and lifestyle company, hosts a
few "recesses" each year - for-mothers-only getaways that allow women
time and space to recharge, as well as some help along the way.
Founder Courtney Wyckoff explains that to stay strong women need to take time out to play.
the missing link to your overall wellness is taking time for fun and
allowing your body space to play," she said. "You can bring back energy,
resilience and spontaneity to your life by hitting a reset button - and
we want to help facilitate that change."
The fitness club's
next recess is planned for May 13 to May 17 on the West Coast at the
Marconi Conference Center, 30 minutes outside of San Francisco.
limited amount of spots are still available. Activities will include
workouts, group adventures, workshops, panels, group meals and
one-on-one consultations with team leaders, who include a chiropractor,
psychotherapist and corrective exercise specialist.
Another retreat is planned for Sept. 23 through Sept. 27 on the East Coast in Cape Cod.
says both trips are designed to be restorative - and promise to be full
of fun adventures, time socializing with extraordinary women,
individualized attention and full support, all in a beautiful location.
of our main goals is to provide guidance on how you can apply what you
learn to your everyday life," she said. "Sometimes you need a little
recess before you can get any work done."
Wyckoff is a
Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist, with 14
years experience in the field of fitness, nutrition and injury
prevention and treatment.
After an injury forced her to retire
from a professional ballet career, she began an in-depth research of
biomechanical performance and jump started her career in wellness.
after becoming a mother herself eight years ago, she applied this
research to women's health, resulting in specializations in pelvic
stabilization, core integration and postpartum resiliency training.
Wyckoff founded Momma Strong in 2011 and today there are more than 5,000 members worldwide.
For more information about Momma Strong and Recess, visit http://mommastrong.com.