In 1971 a woman named Carol Downer used a speculum, a mirror and a flashlight, to look at her own cervix. She was the mother of six children and had never seen her own cervix. She saw where her babies had passed through, where her menstrual flow came from, and what the doctors had commented on over the years. It was a very enlightening moment for her. What she did with that knowledge was revolutionary. She was part of a woman's group, working to legalize abortion. She took her speculum to the next meeting and showed them her cervix. The group in turn took speculums to the California NOW conference and did "Self Help" for hundreds of women. Self Help groups became a place where women could see their cervixes, talk about their reproductive health care, and learn from each other's health experiences.
Entertaining and spending time with my crazy husband, insane family and amazing friends mean everything to me! The more the merrier! I am inspired in my fitness journey by my youngest son. At age 18, he moved to California, planted a church, went to college and lost over 100 pounds. Two years later, he ran the San Francisco Marathon and is currently training for the Seattle Marathon. I don’t see a marathon in my future, but I am learning to never say never!
Carol and Lorraine Rothman took a bus across the United States sharing self help with a box of speculums marked "TOYS." This was the start of the women's self help movement, and the beginning of a power shift in women's health. Women wanted to control their own reproductive destiny, to be able to decide when they had children, and be informed decision makers about their health care.
BMC Women's Health is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the health and wellbeing of adolescent girls and women, with a particular focus on the physical, mental, and emotional health of women in developed and developing nations. The journal welcomes submissions on women's public health issues, health behaviours, breast cancer, gynecological diseases, mental health and health promotion.
The BEST GYM THUS FAR in the heart of the city! Women’s fitness of Boston gives the atmosphere of a spa with the comfort of your local family owned business. Julie the owner is amazing and actually teaches a phenomenal boot camp class. The staff are friendly and helpful! The gym is spotless and I love that there is a security guard at the entrance because it is downtown and Women’s fitness of Boston is a all women’s gym. Do not look any further this is the gym for you ladies!! I have been a member at WOW downtown, BSC downtown but both fell very short! I finally feel at home and comfortable in a gym where I can achieve all of my workout results!
Reasonably priced spa services by the hour, afternoon, or the entire day. Offerings Half Hour Massage, One Hour Massage, Facials, Deluxe Facial, Moor Mud, Herbal Body Wrap, Inch Loss Wrap, Sea Salt Body Scrub, Manicure, Pedicure, Manicure and Pedicure Combo, Deluxe Manicure and Pedicure, Hot Tub, Permanent Cosmetics, Electrolysis, Tanning Bed, Ther-A-Plex Passive Exercise Unit, Gift Baskets, Silver Angel Jewelry, Extensive Line of Body Care Products
Come in and experience a feeling of Serenity. From the moment you walk in you will be surrounded by trickling water, flickering candle light, soothing music, relaxing aromas and beautiful furnishings. Private treatment rooms are clean, comfortable and inviting and are well appointed with antiques as well as the latest equipment. Come join us for a relaxing afternoon, a single soothing hour or a full day of luxury. Our unique environment is loved by all who experience it
Whatever your age, shape, size, or athletic/activity level, Results Fitness for Women is designed to help you feel you truly belong. Experience first class care with our highly motivating and caring team members who will guide you to reach your goals. While moving throughout our clean and bright gym, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art strength equipment, group fitness classes, cardio machines, spa services, child care, and certified personal trainers. Best of all, you will be able to improve or maintain your wellness and fitness level while enjoying the company and support of other women.
Women who seek out a women's only club are usually looking for something different. They want the privacy of an all-women environment. They also want the attention they get from women who understand the unique fitness needs of other women and are especially patient and understanding with those who haven't had much experience with fitness in their lives.
At Women's Fitness Company, we strive everyday to support and empower women to change their lives through fitness and education. We do this by focusing on relationships with you, our member and by providing the highest quality of service and the most knowledgeable staff in the valley. You do not have to feel alone in reaching your fitness goals because everything we do starts and ends with you!
If YOU want to join other like-minded women who are supportive and encouraging, you need to consider participating in this elite group. BellaBabes is for women of all ages and physical abilities. Each participant receives individual attention and programming. Whether you are looking for a quick start to your fitness journey or are a seasoned athlete - BellaBabes will help you reach your goals faster and more effectively.