Jen Dugard is an accomplished entrepreneur on a mission to redefine how mothers are educated and cared for after childbirth. She is a leading voice in Australia and New Zealand, advocating for the importance of education and collaboration between both mothers and health professionals. Jen's award-winning business, Body Beyond Baby, provided Group Exercise with Childcare services to thousands of mothers. Although she recently sold the group training aspect of the business, Jen's brand continues to be a trusted resource for mothers seeking quality fitness services.
In 2013, Jen authored the book "How to Love Your Body as much as Your Baby," which promotes positive self-image and self-care for mothers. Additionally, she created the Safe Return to Exercise accreditation for Fitness Professionals in 2016. This program has been widely delivered across Australia, New Zealand, and Taiwan, where Jen ensures fitness professionals have the necessary knowledge and skills to work effectively with mothers.
Jen shares her expertise through her regular contributions to publications such as What's New in Fitness and Women's Health Australia. She also presents at conferences across the fitness industry, including her recent appearance at FILEX, ExPro in Singapore. Jen additionally serves as a Board Member at Fitness Australia and was formerly a Judge and Creator/Educator for the organization. She was also a Franchised Personal Trainer at Fitness First before establishing Body Beyond Baby.