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YMCA offers classes for new and would-be moms
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‘Fit For Two’

When: 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Fridays

Where: J.A. Walters Family YMCA, 2455 Howard Road, Gainesville

How much: $540 for six weeks, free to members

Contact info: 770-297-9622,

The J.A. Walters Family YMCA is offering a "Fit For Two" program, a series of wellness classes designed for women who are pre- or postpregnancy or hoping to become pregnant, from 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays in Studio A at 2455 Howard Road, Gainesville.

The YMCA has been offering prenatal exercise programs since 1986. The "Fit for Two" program offers expecting mothers a fitness regimen designed to target muscle groups weakened by pregnancy and increase flexibility.

The classes also educate women on the importance of prenatal nutrition as well as the physical and psychological changes that take place during pregnancy.

Tuesday classes will consist of general fitness for woman who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, while Friday’s class will consist of Yoga specific to the needs of pregnant women. Also on Fridays, a 30-minute discussion on nutrition will follow the class.

"Fit for Two" is free to YMCA members, or available in a six-week package of classes for $540.

For further information, call 770-297-9622 or email Angie Beccue at