Our Team

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Owner of FIT4MOM Falls Church Vienna

Certified Stroller Strides, Stroller Barre, & Fit4Baby Fitness Instructor, Body Back Pro, FIT4MOM certified running coach

My journey to FIT4MOM started in 2009 with the birth of my oldest daughter when I joined the then Stroller Strides group in Santa Monica, CA. While pregnant with my son in 2011, we moved to Houston, TX where I decided to purchase a FIT4MOM franchise to bring Stroller Strides to mommies in the West Houston area. I taught Stroller Strides and Stroller Barre classes in Houston for two years and loved it! When my husband was given the opportunity to relocate for his job in 2014, we moved our family to DC and I purchased FIT4MOM Falls Church Vienna. I consider myself so lucky to be able to inspire the mommies here in NOVA. I am passionate about helping you make strides in fitness and motherhood.

Fun Fact: Jaclyn lived overseas as a child and speaks Spanish!

Jaclyn was nominated for FIT4MOM franchisee of the year. Check out her video here to see how passionate she is about being a FIT4MOM franchisee!

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Fairfax/Reston Manager

Certified Stroller Strides, Stroller Barre & Fit4Baby Instructor

Amy is mom to a giggly, plump-cheeked 6 month old boy. She is from AL and has been in the Northern Virginia area since 2008. She began her Stroller Strides journey in December 2015 after realizing that she needed mom friends. A week after her first class, she answered Jaclyn's email about adding more instructors to the team and she hasn't looked back since.

Fun Fact about Amy: She studied Russian and the former Soviet Union in college and grad school and would love nothing more than to visit Central Asia.

To contact Amy email her at amycurrier@fit4mom.com

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Instructor Manager

Stroller Strides, Stroller Barre, Fit4Baby, & Body Back Instructor
Certified FIT4MOM Running Coach

Hello! I am Nikki, mom to a spunky daughter named Isla, and super cool son, Ian. I discovered FIT4MOM when I was a new mom living in San Diego and struggling to combine my active pre-baby lifestyle and motherhood. After several months of doing Stroller Strides and Body Back I became an instructor and taught classes in California before my husband's job moved us back here. I absolutely love being able to get a workout, socialize with other moms and have my daughter get playtime all in one place!

Fun fact: I am a huge music nerd! I even met my husband in our college marching band.

To contact Nikki email her at nikkicraig@fit4mom.com.

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Falls Church Body Back Lead Instructor

Certified Body Back Pro

I have been enjoying FIT4MOM for over four years, when I started attending Stroller Strides classes regularly with my now 5-year-old son. The classes were a "win-win," where I got to exercise and socialize with other moms, and my son had a built-in playdate with the other children.

When my daughter was born two years later, life became much busier, and I found that I was sacrificing my workouts to get errands done while my son was in morning preschool. Body Back entered my life at exactly the right time. The 8-week journey of fitness and nutrition was truly life changing. For the first time since having both of my children I felt fit, strong and healthy. I loved the "me" time and found it very satisfying to knock out an incredible workout first thing in the morning and have the rest of the day to accomplish my other tasks. I am thrilled to now be a Body Back coach for other moms!

Fun Fact: Jeanine has been a BodyFlow instructor for over 10 years with Gold's Gym. BodyFlow is a class that incorporates yoga, tai chi and pilates, all choreographed to current music.

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Mosaic District Lead Instructor

Certified Stroller Strides & Fit4Baby instructor

Lauren is the mom to two happy and loving daughters, a 2 year old and a 5 month old. Prior to becoming a mom, she was a high school counselor. Lauren has always loved working out, so when it was time to figure out something to do with her new (first) baby, she searched for mom work out groups and found Stroller Strides! She's been attending since May 2015 and hasn't looked back, especially after making great friends!

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Stroller Barre Lead Instructor

Certified Stroller Strides/Fit4Baby & Stroller Barre Instructor

Heather is mom to an energetic and sweet one-year-old boy. She hails from Massachusetts and is a New Englander through and through - pearls, boat shoes, lots of Lilly, and popped collars. She began taking Stroller Strides classes in January 2015 to meet other moms after taking a year off from work to stay home with her son.

Fun fact: Heather loves to cook and would love nothing more than to meet Ina Garten. Friends often tell her that she should be an interior designer or a personal shopper.

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Fairfax Lead Instructor

Certified Stroller Strides & Fit4Baby Fitness Instructor

California girl to the core, Lisa is also a Marine Corps wife, mommy of two, and a former teacher! Lisa discovered FIT4MOM while looking for new mom friends and was hooked!

Fun Fact about Lisa: She used to teach High School Math!

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Tysons Lead Instructor

Certified Stroller Strides & Fit4Baby Fitness Instructor

Melissa is mom to a very happy and active 1 year old son. She is a dietitian and has a passion for nutrition and exercise. After deciding to stay home with her son she discovered Stroller Strides and was hooked after her first class. She also enjoys hiking, biking or doing just about anything outside. Recently, Melissa had the opportunity to go on a rugged 4 day hike to Machu Picchu!

Fun Fact: I love sports; despite losing two teeth during a field hockey practice in high school (bet you can't guess which ones ;))

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Fit4Baby Lead Instructor

Certified Stroller Strides and Fit4Baby pro

Growing up in North Carolina, I played soccer and volleyball with many dance lessons mixed in. In 2004, I graduated from Virginia Tech and began teaching Special Education in Richmond. Now I stay at home with my 4 year old daughter, Milla, and 2 year old son, Reed. My husband Jason and I got married in 2009, and he enjoys coming to Stroller Strides on Saturdays and holidays :)

Fit4Mom combines my love of getting exercise, singing, and meeting new people. I’m so excited to be a part of this team and help you have fun while working out!

Fun Fact: I started playing guitar 2 years ago… Be on the lookout for some sing-a-long playdates after class :)

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Our Village Playgroup Coordinator

Certified Stroller Strides/Fit4Baby pro

Hi! My name is Sharon and I am originally from Ohio where I graduated from THE Ohio State University! GO BUCKEYES! I moved to Northern Virginia to teach in a preschool autism class room. I taught for 9 years in McLean before having my sweet curious little girl Josephine who will be a year old December 2016. After deciding to be a stay at home mama and after ACL surgery I discovered FIT4MOM in July 2016. I have always been an active person and this village has become a necessity in our lives! I love getting a great workout in while being around supportive friends and Josephine loves meeting/playing with new friends.

Fun Fact: I played a season on a community woman rugby team in college
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Leads Manager

Certified Fit4Baby & Stroller Strides Instructor & Body Back Pro

I'm Valerie and I'm mom to a smiley sweet little boy. I grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Penn State (We Are!) in 2009. I moved to NoVA after college to work in IT and now stay home with my son.

I started attending Stroller Strides in April 2016 and have never looked back! I love that I can get a workout in while entertaining my baby. We stick around after class to socialize and for him to play with his Stroller Strides friends!

Fun Fact: I used to competitive tap dance in grade school.

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Certified Fit4Baby and Stroller Strides Pro

Hi, I am Lauren! I am a mom to an adventurous and curious, 17 month old little girl, Aria. Prior to becoming a mom I was a school counselor at the middle school level for Loudoun County Public Schools. My first Stroller Strides experience was in April 2016 during maternity leave, right around the time I decided not to return to school that year. I was taken aback from this decision, as it was not the original plan! I was moved by the relationships and support I witnessed in the one class. I started my membership that summer and was so thankful for the welcome and non-judgment atmosphere the other moms provided. As a first time mom, I desperately needed this reassurance that the Village offered. I have always had a love for fitness and I was looking for something to fill that “helper role” that I was missing from not returning to counseling. I quickly realized I had such an opportunity in front of me to apply to become an instructor. I have never looked back! I officially resigned from LCPS and have open heartedly embraced working for Fit4MOM! I love instructing, making new friendships, paying forward the reassurance to other moms that I received, and not missing a moment with Aria. I also love collaborating with the other instructors to continue to grow as an instructor! It is an honor to lead and motivate moms to prioritize their health and wellness as they are the oxygen masks for their littles. I have loved teaching at Fairfax Corner and Fair Oaks Mall and I am so excited to open and lead the Greenbriar Park Stroller Stride location in July!



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Fairfax Body Back Lead Instructor

Certified Stroller Strides/Stroller Barre Instructor and Body Back Pro

Kara is a dance instructor and preschool teacher who joined our team in December 2016. She was raised in Northern Virginia. Kara graduated from Adelphi University where she studied Journalism and Dance. After college Kara moved back home to Fairfax to start her family with her husband. Kara has a two year old son who she enjoys taking on adventures to explore the DC area. The two of them have been attending Stroller Strides classes since her son was two months old and loving every moment of it!


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Certified Stroller Strides & Fit4Baby Fitness Instructor

Blair is mom to an adorable little guy Billy and works full time as a teacher for Fairfax County. She joined us in the summer of 2015 while on break and fell in love with the moms and classes so much that she decided to become an instructor!

Fun Fact: Blair is a TRIPLET!

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Certified Body Back pro

I’m Cyndi, mom to two wonderful kids, Audrey and Benjamin. I’ve lived in the D.C. area since graduating from UVA. Before having kids, I worked in nonprofit communications, primarily for the arts. My first experience with FIT4MOM was a Body Back class a friend (who is now an instructor!) encouraged me to try in 2016. As a stay-at-home mom to two young children, I was struggling to find any time for myself, especially for exercise. The challenging workout and supportive community immediately had me hooked! I’m thrilled to now be a FIT4MOM instructor and share my love of motherhood, fitness, and health with other women.

Fun fact: I danced (ballet, modern, hip hop, and jazz) from childhood through college.


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