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Meet Jessica Ziegler of Z Fitness

Today we’d like to introduce you to Jessica Ziegler.

Hi Jessica, please kick things off for us with an introduction to yourself and your story.
As a graduate from SDSU in kinesiology/pre-physical therapy, I set off to help clients with injury rehabilitation in a physical therapy setting. After having two children, I became interested in postpartum rehab and creating a place where mothers with small children could go to learn about exercises that were safe to perform after having children.

I started my business Z FITNESS, when my first daughter was 2 1/2 years old and my second daughter was only three months old. My classes are held at a park where the children can play with each other, and the moms benefit physically, mentally and are provided an environment to socialize. Motherhood is tough and can feel lonely as a new mom. After just a few months, I realized the importance of my class for not just my clients but also for myself. This community I started three years ago has sparked so many friendships and allowed moms to show their strengths!

Alright, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
Starting Z FITNESS has been fantastic! There are always unknowns when starting something new, but going at it with a vision, realistic expectations, and persistence sets you up for success. If I can help just one person, then it’s a success. I have had large classes and classes where just one person showed up and realized, either way. I am doing what I love. On top of that, there are so many other opportunities that have presented themselves through my classes.

I am now a personal trainer, exercise content creator, and a friend that can help with prenatal and postpartum exercise questions! COVID did create a setback in my business. I shut down for three months and am still having clients trickling back to class. On the flip side, shutting down opened my eyes to a part of training I had never considered. I now have personal training clients in different states that I train via ZOOM. I am a firm believer of making the best out of a bad situation. My heart goes out to those that have been devastated by COVID.

Thanks – so what else should our readers know about Z Fitness?
My business focuses on postpartum exercises and making fitness your lifestyle. It is important as a mom to take care of your health and when fitness is your lifestyle, your fitness goals follow suite. I am known for proving HIIT, functional training, and circuit training workouts that are intense and provide a high-calorie burn that is safe for prenatal and postpartum bodies. I always say, “Any exercise can be modified to fit your needs”.

Before we go, is there anything else you can share with us?
There is only one you so love every part of YOU!

Pricing:

  • Drop in class: $10
  • 10 class punch card: $90
  • 30 min. personal training: $40
  • 1 hour personal training: $70

Contact Info:

  • Email: zfitnessandtraining@gmail.com
  • Instagram: @zfitnessandtraining

Image Credits
Kristina Yorks

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