Exercise during pregnancy have a host of benefits. Women who exercises during pregnancy also recover faster postpartum and find it easier to get back into pre-baby shape. However, with all the stress and fatigue that comes with being pregnant, exercising may not be at the top of the mind. Taking Group Fitness classes is a great way to stay motivated. Most Group Fitness classes are suitable for pregnancy if appropriate precautions are taken and modifications made.,Before attending a Group Fitness class, a pregnant woman should arm herself with some basic knowledge since not all fitness instructors have pre- and post-natal certifications:,Avoid any equipment or movements that make you feel unstable. Exercises on the Bosu are great to strengthen the core during pregnancy if you are working with a personal trainer or have good mind/body awareness and stability. However, if you are in a class with a big forward moving group of people, there is an increased danger of falling. LeFrois recommends pregnant women to avoid classes that use a Bosu.,Avoid classes that subject the body to high impacts – such as impact kickboxing or anything that requires kicking or punching a bag. These activities are too jarring for the joints, which are already lax due to hormonal changes.,With a few precautions and modifications, group fitness classes are good ways to help you stay on track with your fitness routine.