Girl Power…Body To Soul Offers New “Teen Esteem” Mentoring Program

From: Body To Soul
Published: Fri Oct 21 2005

CONTACT: Steven V. Dubin, PR Works, (781) 582-1061,

DATELINE: PEMBROKE, MA... In a unique new fitness program for pre-adolescent and teen girls, Body To Soul gym has developed a "Teen Esteem" fitness program that encourages mentoring. Body To Soul is an all-female fitness center located off Route 139 in Pembroke.

With the mission of helping girls of every fitness level learn about positive body image and life skills in a non-competitive and supportive atmosphere, the "Teen Esteem" program encourages girls to help their peers and serve as role models for younger girls in the program.

"Teen Esteem" will be held on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. and each week has a different focus:

• November 2nd – Yoga Strength/Peer Pressure
• November 9th – Kickboxing/Anger Management
• November 16th – Flexibility/Media Influences
• November 23rd – Pilates/Self-esteem

The "Teen Esteem" exercise classes will be taught by Kathy Young. Young holds numerous certifications in group exercise and also runs Body To Soul’s Yoga programs for kids, catering to children from 3 years-old to teen. Ellie Lane of Advancing Women Coaching will present the majority of the peer mentoring workshops.

The cost of each workshop is $15 for Body To Soul members and $20 for non-members.

The "girls helping girls" Teen Esteem program was developed by Body To Soul founders, Deb Forbes and Trish Simpson. Forbes has been involved in the fitness industry for more than 13 years and is a certified Aerobics Instructor, Prenatal Fitness Instructor, Nautilus Weight Training instructor, Personal Trainer a mother of three children. Simpson, also a Personal Trainer, previously taught second grade in the Norwell School System. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education, has 10 years experience in the education field and is mother of a toddler.

To register for the Teen Esteem program, contact Body To Soul at (781) 829-2002.

Fitness for the Mind, Body & Soul
Body to Soul Fitness is an all women’s fitness center geared towards helping women of every age and fitness level learn about health in a non-competitive and supportive atmosphere. Ongoing classes in yoga are offered in addition to personal training and fitness. Childcare is available onsite and the center is open Monday through Friday from 5:45 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Sunday 7:00 a.m. to
1:00 p.m. Body to Soul Fitness is handicapped accessible and located at 33 Riverside Drive, off Route 139, in Pembroke. For more information, visit

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