Episode 43: Birth, Black Girl Pilates and Maternal Healthcare with Sonja Herbert

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Episode 43: Birth, Black Girl Pilates and Maternal Healthcare with Sonja Herbert

On this episode, we talk with Sonja Herbert about her experience changing the game when it comes to fitness with her focus on black women, as well as her own pregnancy and birth experiences. Find out what she’s got going on, and what is next for this changemaker!

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Resources and References:

 

Instagram – @commandofitnesscollective

@blackgirlpilates

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Black-Girl-Fit-Well-142417209794731/

https://www.facebook.com/BlackGirlPilates/

 

Time Stamps:

 

1:04 – Who is Sonja Herbert? Why she does what she does, and what she is trying to create in the fitness industry.

13:17 – Black Girl Pilates, the community

22:04 – Sonja’s OWN experiences with pregnancy.

40:26 – Victim blaming that occurs towards black women from health professionals.

52:53 – Sonja’s Black Girl Fit and Well panels

57:11 – The Black Girl in Fitness Mentoring Project – what is it?

59:40 – Where you can find Sonja online!