Mom, SLOW DOWN!

Getting your body back after baby with prenatal pilates expert Elizabeth Heidari

September 08, 2020 Jessica Gershman Season 1 Episode 3
Mom, SLOW DOWN!
Getting your body back after baby with prenatal pilates expert Elizabeth Heidari
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Mom, SLOW DOWN!
Getting your body back after baby with prenatal pilates expert Elizabeth Heidari
Sep 08, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
Jessica Gershman

Find more about Elizabeth and her online class schedule at www.ehfitness.com Show Notes.Today on Mom, Slow Down!, we talk to seasoned pilates expert Elizabeth Heidari who is aNASM and CES (corrective exercise specialty) personal trainer with PROnatal Fitness, TRXSuspension, and Pilates Mat certifications. The former professional dancer and choreographerhas worked with crazy big names like Madonna and Nicki Minaj, and she joins us on the showtoday to talk about how pregnancy and motherhood have changed her perspective on healthand fitness. A self-proclaimed Type A personality, Elizabeth has always been a go-getter whobattled to say no in her twenties. But now, as a mom of one, she has learned to be more gentlewith herself and embrace those off days, guilt-free. She talks about her passion for helpingespecially postpartum women who tend to suffer in silence, getting fired up about the need todismantle the myth that we women simply have to accept the hands we are dealt after childbirth.Regardless of how old your youngest baby is, you can always address the difficulties, whether itis getting your abs or your energy back. Our guest also shares her personal experience ofpregnancy, what she would do differently with subsequent ones, and why it is important to enjoythe process instead of wishing it over. We also talk about all-things-good like self-love, sayingno, and making those gut-based decisions. So be sure to tune in!Key Points From This Episode:• Hear why Elizabeth is a deserving badass who has worked with Madonna and Nikki Minaj.• How motherhood changed her perspective on health and fitness for herself and her clients.• Get a sense of the types of classes she teaches and the time slots she is looking at.• Finding the balance between pushing your body and knowing when to listen and slow down.• The types of clients she focuses on and the massive need for especially postpartum support.• Dismantling the myth that women have to live with the problems they experience as mothers.• The most common pre and postnatal issues that Elizabeth can help women with.• Dealing with the overwhelming societal pressure to get back into shape after childbirth.• Elizabeth talks about her experience of pregnancy, including getting on a train during labor!• Hear what our guest would do differently if she was to have a second little one …• The importance of enjoying the process of pregnancy and permitting yourself some time off.• Finding ways to relax away from your digital devices, from reading to arranging flowers.• Learning to say no to the non-essential and doing the gut-check before committing yourself.• Advice to 25-year-old Elizabeth about hustling, being kind to yourself, and toxic relationships.Tweetables:“I am very partial to women who are experiencing pregnancy or have experienced pregnancybecause I think there is a deficit in care postpartum. I feel like as trainers with prenatal andM--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jessica-gershman/support

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Show Notes

Find more about Elizabeth and her online class schedule at www.ehfitness.com Show Notes.Today on Mom, Slow Down!, we talk to seasoned pilates expert Elizabeth Heidari who is aNASM and CES (corrective exercise specialty) personal trainer with PROnatal Fitness, TRXSuspension, and Pilates Mat certifications. The former professional dancer and choreographerhas worked with crazy big names like Madonna and Nicki Minaj, and she joins us on the showtoday to talk about how pregnancy and motherhood have changed her perspective on healthand fitness. A self-proclaimed Type A personality, Elizabeth has always been a go-getter whobattled to say no in her twenties. But now, as a mom of one, she has learned to be more gentlewith herself and embrace those off days, guilt-free. She talks about her passion for helpingespecially postpartum women who tend to suffer in silence, getting fired up about the need todismantle the myth that we women simply have to accept the hands we are dealt after childbirth.Regardless of how old your youngest baby is, you can always address the difficulties, whether itis getting your abs or your energy back. Our guest also shares her personal experience ofpregnancy, what she would do differently with subsequent ones, and why it is important to enjoythe process instead of wishing it over. We also talk about all-things-good like self-love, sayingno, and making those gut-based decisions. So be sure to tune in!Key Points From This Episode:• Hear why Elizabeth is a deserving badass who has worked with Madonna and Nikki Minaj.• How motherhood changed her perspective on health and fitness for herself and her clients.• Get a sense of the types of classes she teaches and the time slots she is looking at.• Finding the balance between pushing your body and knowing when to listen and slow down.• The types of clients she focuses on and the massive need for especially postpartum support.• Dismantling the myth that women have to live with the problems they experience as mothers.• The most common pre and postnatal issues that Elizabeth can help women with.• Dealing with the overwhelming societal pressure to get back into shape after childbirth.• Elizabeth talks about her experience of pregnancy, including getting on a train during labor!• Hear what our guest would do differently if she was to have a second little one …• The importance of enjoying the process of pregnancy and permitting yourself some time off.• Finding ways to relax away from your digital devices, from reading to arranging flowers.• Learning to say no to the non-essential and doing the gut-check before committing yourself.• Advice to 25-year-old Elizabeth about hustling, being kind to yourself, and toxic relationships.Tweetables:“I am very partial to women who are experiencing pregnancy or have experienced pregnancybecause I think there is a deficit in care postpartum. I feel like as trainers with prenatal andM--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jessica-gershman/support

Support the show (https://paypal.me/momslowdown)