Feel good, inside and out.
You deserve to live the second half of your life even more fully than the first half.
You need a personal fitness and health plan, customized to your lifestyle and your goals, that will bring balance to your life and balance to your body.
It's time to focus on YOU.
Sessions currently offered online and indoors on a limited basis- COVID restrictions adhered to
Balanced Body - Balanced Life
Personal Trainer and Health Coach for Women
NOT YOUR ORDINARY GYM
The least intimidating gym in Austin, Texas is right here - in my Northwest Hills home fitness studio. No pressure. No competition. No distractions. No trainers who don't understand your body. It's all about you, your goals, your challenges, and your individual needs.
PERSONALIZED TRAINING --
MORE THAN PERSONAL TRAINING
We'll work together to understand your big picture goals and figure out how we can use fitness and healthy eating to get you there.
PUT YOURSELF IN CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH
Getting in shape can help you get sick less often and lower your risk of cancer and heart disease. Learn how to eat nutritiously and make it work with your lifestyle so you can keep up with it long-term.
REDUCE AND RELIEVE PAIN AND GET YOUR LIFE BACK
Working out the right way can help relieve many of the aches and pains that many people assume come with getting older. Reduce or eliminate your pain so you can get back to all of the activities you love and spend more time with the important people in your life.
Your personal coach: Bettie Forman
I'm passionate about helping women see the possibilities of what they can accomplish and living as healthy, fit, and pain-free as possible in the second halves of their lives. I work with you one-on-one to truly understand your goals, then coach you to achieve them through customized personal fitness training, health coaching, and pain relief methods. I work with clients in my home fitness studio in Austin, Texas, and online.
ACE-certified Personal Fitness Trainer
My clients include women who have never exercised before, have a current exercise regimen but are not obtaining their goals on their own, or have worked out with trainers who don't understand how to work with women our age. I help my clients build strength, develop flexibility and balance, and increase aerobic fitness levels.
The BioMechanics Method® Corrective Exercise Specialist
Aches and pains are often a part of getting older, but exercising the correct way can reduce and even relieve them. I am trained in The BioMechanics Method, which alleviates back pain and other chronic pain through structural assessments, corrective exercise techniques, and life coaching strategies.
Functional Aging Specialist™, Functional Aging Institute
I specialize in the functional aging and training of adults over 50. It is never too late to get started on a fun fitness routine that will keep you moving throughout your life. I have taken in-depth training on functional training strategies and movements, how to conduct assessments of function, and how to develop effective exercise programs.
Cancer Exercise Specialist®, Cancer Exercise Training Institute
I have gone through training on how to work with cancer patients during and after cancer surgery and treatment and into survivorship. This training covered 27 types of cancer, as well as pediatrics, with special emphasis on breast cancer and breast reconstruction.
ACE-certified Health Coach & eCornell Certificate in Plant-based Nutrition
I help my clients learn how to make nutritious, healthy food and lifestyle choices so they can achieve their health goals, whether that means losing weight or lowering their risks for cancer and cardiac disease. I create custom programs for every client that work with their busy lives so that they can achieve a permanent healthier lifestyle - no fad diets here!
We start with an informal complimentary session to get to know each other and to discuss your health and fitness goals.
Currently Offering Online and Indoor Sessions
From there, we map out a plan with your lifestyle in mind that you'll be able to stick with long-term.
Then we'll get started! Pricing is set at $50 for each one-hour session or $30 per half hour session, whether it's fitness or health coaching. Pricing per hour for two people training is $60.
50 year-old with knee and shoulder pain. You're nervous about hurting yourself, so you have avoided working out.
Goal: Get back to your daily life, including yoga, walking your dog, and cooking.
Plan: Workouts to relieve tightness and tension and improve flexbility. When ready, begin strength training.
Potential results: Relief of knee and shoulder pain, and getting back to everything you love in life, including reaching for those high cabinets in the kitchen!
55 year-old mother of two who has struggled with weight loss for years. You have a stressful job that keeps you at a computer most of the day, and you often have to miss work because of asthma or intestinal issues.
Goal: Make it to all of your kids' sporting events, lose weight, stop getting sick, and decrease risk of cancer and cardiac disease.
Plan: Establish a flexible and realistic exercise schedule. Coaching to eat nutritiously while still feeding your American-diet-loving family.
Potential results: Stop getting sick, become more productive at work, gain more time to spend with your kids. Plus, you're actually able to keep up with your new plan and lose 30 lbs in six months!
82 year-old grandmother of six who hasn't been to a gym in years. Typical excercise includes short walks around the neighborhood.
Goal: Gain the endurance to keep up with your grandkids during your upcoming family trip to Europe.
Plan: Strength training, endurance training, and building balance and flexibility.
Potential results: Improve your endurance so you can have a blast with your family in Europe!