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Lauren - Tiny Ladder

My story

Personal trainer, pilates instructor, post-natal exercise consultant and conversation starter.

I have worked in the fitness industry for 20 years. I love exercising. My personal and professional passion has evolved over the years and more recently has grown to working with women following pregnancy. Spanning a vast array of exercise experience, in everything from Bootcamp to Tai Chi instructing, boxing to aqua sessions, combined with personal experience with meditation and yoga, I love bringing variety, enjoyment and support to my sessions.

My story to how I got to forming Tiny Ladder starts in 2009.   In 2009 I had moved on from Physical Education teaching and I was loving my work as a Personal trainer, group exercise and Pilates instructor. I was also married and expecting my first child. In 2009, I experienced a stillbirth. This changed the course of my life. When I felt emotionally and physically ready to return to exercise, I didn’t know where to go. My post natal body couldn’t handle group exercise classes or PT sessions and I certainly didn’t want to attend mums and bubs classes.

However, over time, I slowly returned to my trade and my smile emerged again; my passion was reignited.



Starting the conversation

There was a small seed planted from my experience when wanting to return to exercise following pregnancy loss. It has never been far from my mind, but it has taken me time to be ready to start the conversation.

Following the loss of my baby, I developed a crystal clear vision: To assist women following pregnancy loss to meet, talk and participate in post natal exercise with qualified instructors in a safe and supportive space.

I want to enable exercise classes and personal training studios to be inclusive of this group of post natal women.

Contact Me

Please reach out if you are a fitness professional wanting to work with me in making a positive change to support women returning to exercise after experiencing pregnancy loss. Or if you are an individual living in the Essendon area of Melbourne, Australia wanting to be trained by me.

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Additional Support

If you have experienced pregnancy loss, there are a number of support services available.

> Find out more about additional support available