WEST HARTFORD -- Amy Arnold touches the ballet barre, as she stretches her arm to the side. All of the women in this exercise class are working up a sweat. But Arnold is really exerting herself, thanks to an extra 20 pounds hanging from her body. Her baby daughter, Catherine Rose, is in a sling on her chest, dipping and bouncing, along with the music.
Women might want the time to themselves, but that's not always feasible. This class gives moms the opportunity to get out and get fit — with a little one in tow.
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