Meet the Certified MommaStrong Trainers & Squad Leaders
Certified MommaStrong Trainers
Our Certified Trainers are credentialed personal trainers who go through a 10-week training led by the MommaStrong team. This training qualifies them to work one-on-one with clients in the MommaStrong method, lead workshops, and create content for the MommaStrong program.
Certified MommaStrong Squad Leaders
Our Squad Leaders are credentialed group class instructors who are trained by us in our philosophy around motivation and accountability, as well as in leading Daily 15s. You can enjoy these wonderful people in our community in our Streaking group where they lead LIVE workouts.
Frequently Asked Questions
We are evaluating our certification program now. If you are interested in learning more, you can sign up to receive information about future offerings for becoming a certified trainer or squad leader.
MommaStrong members will find content from our MommaStrong trainers in the Hacks section of the program right now. The new trainers have special interests that will support new content areas like strength training while pregnant or relief for crafters. You will also find our Squad Leaders in the community leading live workouts in the Streaking group.
Yes, absolutely. Jya and Courtney will continue doing the Momma daily workouts. Adding these trainers to our HACKS section is a next step for MommaStrong to continue to expand representation here at MommaStrong and we think these trainers and their knowledge, background and experiences will continue to enrich and expand the MommaStrong program. We can’t wait to hear what you think.
Monique Cortes is a licensed clinical social worker and therapist in Houston, Texas. She serves as Assistant Clinical Director for a community mental health agency in Houston, TX. Monique has focused her social work practice on serving individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, and her specialty is working with young people diagnosed with psychotic disorders. Monique joined MommaStrong in April 2021 as a mental health advisor, and you can often see her posting content in the the MommaStrong community. Monique is a fierce advocate for social justice issues, in particular, women’s and immigration rights. She has two daughters, 5 and 7 months, who keep her busy at home, but give her just enough time to squeeze in a D15 on most days.
Cathy Power Cathy Power is a disabled musician living in Houston, Texas. She has CMT, a neuromuscular disease, and uses mobility aids like leg braces. She comes to Mommastrong for strength, function, body positivity, and pain reduction and is a huge Glute Awareness Day fan. She is passionate about kids and worked as an infant toddler Montessori certified teacher for 20 years and as an Early Intervention Specialist Associate providing support to moms and kids with atypical development and disabilities. She is also a stepmom to someone who is shockingly now a full grown human!