Happily Ever Active’s “On the Move Munchkins” NOMINATED FOR BEST Mommy and Me DVD IN
THE 2011 SHEKNOWS PARENTING AWARDS
Fans Can Vote Online For On the Move Munchkins Through October 18, 2011
Los Angeles, Calif. (September 20, 2011) – Jillian Moriarity and Happily Ever Active (www.livehappilyeveractive.com ) announced their nomination today for best Mommy and Me DVD in the 2011 SheKnows Parenting Awards. According to SheKnows, the coveted award recognizes outstanding products in the parenting and pregnancy industry based on functionality, quality and convenience. Winners will be announced October 25, 2011 on SheKnows.com.
“On-the-move-Munchkins” (40 minutes, $14.95) provides yoga, Pilates, sign language and learning fun for all ages. It is family fitness at its best. This workout helps moms to carve and sculpt their body while enjoying and enhancing baby’s motor skills. Between the workout “circuits” viewers learn sign language and dance moves, laugh, and sing songs, as toddlers are introduced to yoga and Pilates. The DVD includes a cool down and a cuddle time that incorporates massage and relaxation techniques. Benefits for moms and dads include: increased energy and toning; sculpting of arms, thighs, rear, and abdominals; spinal and core stability; increased cardio endurance; calorie burn, as well as quality time with the toddler. Benefits for the munchkins include: building strong bones; enhanced motor skills; strength and flexibility; increased self-esteem; stimulating speech; language development; and, help learning names, sounds, numbers, and letters.
SheKnows (www.sheknows.com), a global destination for women with the latest news on parenting, health, entertainment and more, created the award program to recognize products within the parenting industry for excellence. The awards span over 50 comprehensive sub-categories that cover everything from baby gates and diaper bags to pregnancy essentials and eco-toys.
“Just like last year, the 2011 SheKnows Parenting Awards nominees such as Happily Ever Active’s “On the Move Munchkins” consistently set the standard for quality when it comes to products and services used by parents nationwide,” said Kyle Cox, Vice President and General Manager of SheKnows. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected as a finalist from the hundreds of submissions we review and “On the Move Munchkins” has clearly demonstrated they are a leader in the parenting industry.”
As a nominee, “On the Move Munchkins” will also be eligible to win an Editors’ Choice Award, which spotlights one specific brand per category chosen exclusively by the SheKnows Editorial Team. Starting September 18, 2011, readers can access voting by visiting http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/awards/parenting-awards-2011.
[About Jillian Moriarty and Happily Ever Active: Jillian Moriarty MSPT, is the founder and CEO of Happily Ever Active. She is a nationally recognized health and wellness expert with degrees from Notre Dame and Boston University. She has a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. She is also a Polestar-certified Pilates instructor and a certified yoga instructor with extensive training in various bodywork techniques. She has experience in neonatal intensive care, outpatient pediatrics, neurology, orthopedics, and sports medicine. Her focus is on holistic treatments for the body, mind and spirit. In addition to being a fitness instructor, Jillian is an author, speaker, wife and mother. Jillian’s first DVD, Mom and Baby Fitness, has sold over 200,000 units. It is still a best-selling DVD exclusively in Target stores nationwide and is endorsed by Parent’s Magazine. Jillian lives in Minnesota with her husband and three boys and dedicates much of her time to charity work for adoption organizations in the hopes that all children will experience the love and support of a family. www.liveHappilyEverActive.com
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About the SheKnows Parenting Awards:
Each year, the SheKnows Parenting Awards program (formerly the SheKnows Parents’ Choice Awards) seeks out products that have set themselves apart as a leader in the parenting industry. The goal of the awards is to give SheKnows readers all the information they need to make educated decisions in their everyday lives – particularly when it comes to their kids! Nominated products are reviewed by the SheKnows team of editors and hand-picked for quality, functionality, convenience and more. Winners are determined via an organic online voting process open to the public and are announced on the SheKnows website each Fall.
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