Angela Devaney - Founder of Mommy & Me Fitness
Angela Devaney founder of Mommy & Me Fitness, is a licensed practical nurse, personal trainer specializing in pre and post natal fitness, Navy wife, and a mother of five. She has studied and worked in the medical profession and aerobic, fitness community for the last 15 years. She began her love for fitness when she completed U.S. Naval Boot Camp. Developing Mommy & Me Fitness has been a passion of hers desiring to show mothers how to be proactive in their health. In 2006 she opened MMF, shortly afterwards she developed a new instructor training program, so other mothers could come along side her, receive training, be given support and serve the moms in their own town. She often says “MMF should be in every city in every small town so every mother lives STRONG.” It is a joy and a privilege for Angela to run alongside mothers as they use exercise to discover their strengths and weaknesses. Angela has been blessed by Mommy & Me Fitness as God has grown her and opened doors that He wants her to run through. In 2011 she answered HIS call to improve MMF program to include spiritual body building. God soon provided the support she needed to switch her business to a Nonprofit Christian organization. She soon was surrounded by other mothers who joined together to form a new mission and build a STRONG MOM team ... this was the birth of our amazing Christian fitness program.
Jennifer has a Bachelor's degree in Education and taught for 9 years before staying home after the birth of her fourth child. She started attending Mommy and Me Fitness classes in the fall of 2011 and loves the combination of the workouts, the women and the encouragement! Besides her new found passion for running, she loves to cook, read, play piano, volunteer at church and school and spend time with her husband Josh chasing their four kiddos.
Brooke is the author of the Strong Curriculum. She graduated from Miami University and is now a stay at home mom who homeschools her 6 children ages 10 and under. Brooke is a MMF Instructor and enjoys offering personalized goal training for people of all ages. She leads a MOPS group and a Bible study and teaches swim lessons at her local Y. In her spare time, Brooke enjoys reading and competing in triathlons and running races. She and her husband, Jeff, live in Ohio where they coach their children in track, cross country, and triathlons.
Heather has a MBA from Capital University and a Bachelor’s degree from Muskingum University. She is a stay at home Mom and participated in Mommy and Me Fitness after having her second child. She is the daughter of a Presbyterian minister and is looking forward to helping Mommy and Me Fitness grow their ministry. She has been involved in several non-profit organizations and is active in her church, participates in MOMS Club, and volunteers her time at the Little Buckeye Children’s Museum and her daughter’s schools. She has been married to her husband, Dave, for thirteen years and they have two girls, ages 8 and 6.
Julie and her husband have four wonderful children. Julie is involved in several ministries at her church as well as regularly volunteers at her children's school. She started blogging for her family in 2008 and has enjoyed sharing her life's lesson with others. She loves to work in the kitchen and has a passion to replace healthy substitutes in her cooking and baking. In 2009, she started to run for exercise. She tells us "Running was never a desire I had in the past, but, as a prompting from the Lord to run, I gave it a shot." She grew to really enjoy running, not only as an exercise but as a stress reliever. The next summer, she completed her first two 5k’s. Ever since then, she has kept up with running and plans to run a 10k this summer. After her first class with Mommy and Me Fitness in January of 2011, she told us "I knew this was the inspiration I needed to keep up with a consistent exercise routine." Mommy and Me Fitness has inspired her interest in living a healthy lifestyle involving good nutrition and daily activity that she can impart to her family. I love to keep busy with my active kids. As a family, we have enjoyed hiking, swimming, biking, roller blading, sports, and anything else that can get us outside or moving. Julie tells us "God has given us a body to take care of. I am continually learning how we can praise Him in our health and fitness everyday. I am privileged to be able share what I have learned personally and to share all the other valuable information that our Mommy and Me fitness team has to offer on our blog."