Each narrative is a deeply personal voyage, filled with moments of
While we are privileged to be a part of their journey, their stories remain intrinsically their own. To truly grasp the essence of Vie, immerse yourself in their words, and feel the depth of their experiences.
I came to Vie at an extremely difficult time. My son had just passed away…There were many times I would have tears streaming down my face during the cool down, or I would break down and cry in my car after class. There was a beautiful release that was happening…Grief and growth can happen simultaneously. I felt hope, and I was going to be ok.
Being disabled doesn’t mean you aren’t capable. It means finding teams, clubs, and gyms that are willing to work with you. It means modifying movements or researching exercises that may be different but work for you. It means celebrating what your body CAN do instead of being told you can’t do it. This is Vie.
As women, we are told many different narratives of who we should be, and how we should do it. Joining Vie helped me tune out the noise. The beauty of Vie is that every pregnant woman is encouraged, supported, and guided throughout their pregnancy to continue moving, but in a way that feels good for them.
I tried my first class at Vie a few weeks after my last chemo treatment for Breast Cancer. I learned how powerful a sisterhood can be. How a group of women can help you heal, and how every single one is surviving something.
Being a small business owner, stepmom and dog mom is a lot. I feel like I’m always on. Coming to Vie gives me that one hour of ME time. Some days I can chat with other strong women…or I can zone out, and they also completely understand that too. I feel like myself again after leaving Vie every time.
Yes, a lot of these women had already been friends for years, but that didn’t mean there wasn’t space for me! They welcomed me with open arms, and made me feel like I had finally found MY place.