Make 2014 a Happy “Healthier You” Year!

January 6, 2014 by FloMoDiva  
Filed under FMF Blog

Get Healthier This Year!We spend our time taking care of everyone else in our family, but do we really take care of ourselves like we should?  After all, a happy, healthy Mom equals a happy, healthy family, isn’t that what they say?

If 2014 is the year you are REALLY going to start taking care of yourself and getting fit, than Flower Mound is the city you want to live in.  We have so many choices for healthcare, fitness and exercise, there’s really no excuse not to dive right in.  We hope this feature will give you some ideas of ways to get the ball rolling (for both you and your family) and make 2014 your healthiest year ever (with some great discounts too)!

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Get Fit Flower Mound“Get Fit Flower Mound!” is a free, community-wide health initiative for all residents and area families who want to live a healthier lifestyle and improve their overall health.

The program will culminate on Saturday, April 12 with a 5K Fun Walk through Gerault and Bakersfield Parks. To motivate you to follow through with your commitment to Get Fit, print and complete the Get Fit Flower Mound Pledge Form, setting some realistic and measurable personal goals to reach by April 12.

Free healthy snacks will be offered, as well as a chance to win great door prizes! For more information, call 972.874.6300.

January 11th, 10am-2pm – CAC Open House and Free Fitness Classes to kick off the Get Fit Flower Mound initiative!

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The city of Highland Village


January 11th Highland Village Resolution Run - Start off the year with a fun run with your family and even your pet!  Choose from 2 races:  5K (various age categories) or 2K four legged friend walk.

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Dancing makes you smarter!

GET YOUR GROOVE ON WITH
DANCE BASED FITNESS IN FLOWER MOUND

Zumba for Adults at Footlights Dance Studio - A fun, non-threatening fitness dance class just for women 18+.  No experience required.  The curtains are closed, the lights are turned low, and the party begins! Offered 6 days a week.  The Adult Tap Session is coming back and this time it’s a 12-week session!  Starts on January 27th!  Call to reserve your spot!

Yoga KidsYogi Kids in Flower Mound is not just for kids, it’s a great place for moms to work out too!  They are now offering over 40 adult classes per week at their new studio in Flower Mound. Many of the adult classes have a child class running at the same time, so you can’t use the excuse “I can’t work-out because I don’t have anyone to watch me child”.  Now you can both get in shape while having a blase!  Special Offer:  $25 for a month of Unlimited Adult Classes

Pure Barre - Flower Mound Grand Opening January 7th, 2014 – Everyone is capable of rocking their classes- no dance experience required. As long as you can hold a ballet barre, you can do Pure Barre. That’s not to say that it’s easy, your first class will likely feel challenging at times, but stick with it and you will see some serious results!

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Working out with a friend is much more fun!Focal Point Personal Training Studio January Special — Workouts are more fun when you do them with a partner!  New Year Fitness Offer includes 2 months of 3x/week workouts!
Individual price:  $350  Couples price: $650
Offer Valid through January 30, 2014





Must mention FlowerMoundFamily.com to receive this offer





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Massage Therapy for stress and muscle aches and pains.Elements Massage Take your stress level down a notch in 2014 and treat those sore muscles (from all your exercise) with massage therapy, rather than drugs.

Book yourself some stress relief for a 55-minute massage at Massage Heights with your choice of relaxing aromatherapy for just $49

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Rejuvenate your skin with a facial from Shelly's! Shelly’s Advanced Skin Care, The spa-like atmosphere will melt the stresses of your day away.  At Shelly’s, you will be cared for by trained & licensed clinical aestheticians that are committed to providing each client with quality, personalized care in a clinical setting.  Specializing in facials, with over 20 years of combined experience, they also offer microdermabrasion, exfoliations, waxing services and massage.  New Clients Save $25 Off Any Service.
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Joel Hays Hair Designs will keep your hair looking great!Joel Hays Hair Designs will keep your hair looking great in 2014.  Your friends will say, “Wow!  Tell me who does your hair!”

Joel has been in the hair business 25 years and has joined the ranks as a Redken Certified Hair Colorist and Redken Certified Hair Designer.  This status is only awarded to the best of the best amongst Redken Hair Professionals.  He is one of eight hair designers nationwide that evaluates hair colorist certification exams for Redken.  Pre-book 3 appointments by February 14th, and Receive $20 off each appointment (that’s $60 of savings).  New or Existing Clients!  Woo Hoo!  That means I can get it too!

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New Year, New Organization, New Happier Mom! Clean out the kids’ closets, organize and keep your sanity (and make some money while you’re at it)!

Kid’s Closet Connection is a unique consignment sale allows local Moms to shop at up to 90% off Retail on gently used baby and children’s items, make some money of their own while cleaning out their children’s closets and help a local charity fill needs in the community.

Keep Stress away with organization program and the Flower Mound Library – Stress can creep into our lives from the holidays but also from clutter and poor time management in our homes. On January 23 at 1 p.m., Lorraine Brock from ‘Get Organized’ will not only give ideas for better time management, but ways to save money throughout the year during a presentation at the Flower Mound Public Library, 3030 Broadmoor Lane. To register or for more information, please call 972.874.6200 or visit www.fmlibrary.net.

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Fish City Grill - Fit Fish!If getting healthier is part of your New Year’s resolution, then you’ll want to head over to Fish City Grill to check out their new “Fit Fish” menu items. Take our coupon and have a FREE Appetizer (up to $8.99) too!

Head over on Tuesdays, and 15% of the total sales for the day will be donated to a local charity.

You’ll be helping with every “Fit” bite you take!

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My Fit Foods in Flower MoundTake the 21 Day Challenge at My Fit Foods.  Experts say it takes 21 days to make a habit, so finish this challenge and you will be habitually eating healthier and feeling great!  The 21 Day Challenge is designed to restore your natural energy and reset your metabolism while building healthy habits. This is accomplished by detoxifying your body and by supplying 21 straight days of nutrient dense My Fit Foods food.  The average 21 Day Challenge client loses 6-12 pounds and reports feeling higher levels of energy after as little as 3 days on the program!  Read More…
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~ AND DON’T FORGET THE KIDS! ~

Excercise for kids is so important -- We have many choices in Flower Mound!Did you know that exercise teaches your child how to live a healthy lifestyle and reduces the risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, asthma, and even certain kinds of cancers?  Take a look at this article, written by Brad Turner, owner of Best Gymnastics Flower Mound,  specifically addressing the benefits that gymnastics classes offer your child. Flower Mound has a lot to offer kids in the form of exercise!  Here are some of our Faves:

AquaKids Swim School - Swimming is a favorite American  pastime. It’s fun, great exercise and, in Texas, is part of the summertime survival plan.  Giving your kids the gift of swimming lessons is not only a gift that can save their lives, but one that will be with them for the rest of their lives.  Now registering for Winter Session.  Free pair of goggles for new students Winter Sessions

Best Gymnastics - They offer gymnastics classes for children as young as 14 months (Best Little Tots) through high school (Best Kids, Boys, Girls, Tumbling and Team).  Each child begins at level 1 (with a 6:1 student teacher ratio) and advances through the levels at his/her own pace. Check out January’s Pajama Party and Boys Night Out…Kids play while parents get the night off!

Dance Reflections - Opened in 1998, located in Flower Mound, about 1/2 mile north of Flower Mound Road. When you enter Dance Reflections, you are greeted in the lobby with an upbeat, contemporary decor loaded with motivational murals affirming why we all love dance. Dance Reflections welcomes male and female dancers with dance classes designed for ages 3 through adult.

Footlights Dance Studio - In its 18th year as a Christian owned and operated dance and musical theatre studio, Footlights offers dance classes for ages 22 months through adult.  They use carefully selected music (Christian or secular) with lyrics and costumes that are not only age appropriate, but tasteful.   Read More…

Turner’s Martial Arts - At Turner’s Martial Arts, they teach self discipline, confidence and goal setting skills for success in life.  Their students learn in their very first class that their martial arts skills are to be used only to protect themselves, making martial arts not only great exercise, but great for life as well. 

Yogi Kids - Yogi Kids offers yoga and fitness classes for kids ages 4 years old and up.  Yogi Kids is the ONLY yoga/fitness business in the area that specializes in kids!  All of their instructors are certified teachers who have worked with kids in many capacities. Choose from preschool & evening classes, after school programs at local elementary schools, special needs classes, preschool PE programs, home school classes and more.  Try a Free Class!

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Girls' Self Esteem Group with Tiffany SmithDoes your daughter struggle with self-esteem and self-confidence? Does she feel unaccepted by her peers or often report high anxiety with school/social activities?

Tiffany Smith Counseling is hosting a group therapy session that focuses specifically on helping teen girls accept themselves, their bodies, and learn how to handle teen drama.  This group is open for girls ages 12-16.

Happy New Year to You and Your Family!

Want to see lists of MORE Health/Fitness related Flower Mound Businesses?  Visit these directories:

Flower Mound Medical

Self Improvement | Weight Loss

Massage Therapy

Dance Studios and Supplies

Gymnastics | Cheer | Yoga

Sports | Swim | Martial Arts

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