Liz Ferro’s “Girls With Sole” Non-Profit Helps Young Women Overcome Life’s Challenges Through Fitness

Fitness is more about just losing weight or gaining that summer bikini body women crave. Fit-ness expands to maintaining areas of the Mind Body and Soul.
It is a blessing to see someone wanting to spread this message, especially to young women, giving them something else to have on their minds then just the challenges and heartache they face in life.

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TODAY

Six days a week, Liz Ferro packs up her car and drives throughout Cleveland to teach young women yoga, swimming and other fitness-based activities. But it isn’t all about breaking a sweat.  “It washes away all the cobwebs,” Ferro told TODAY. “Not just out of my brain, but off my heart.”

After using fitness to recover from her own difficult childhood, Ferro now runs Girls With Sole, a non-profit organization committed to helping young women learn to overcome life’s challenges through exercise. “It’s so much easier for them to feel down on themselves,” she told TODAY.

TODAYFerro hits the road throughout the week to work out with pre-teen and teenage girls in schools, juvenile detention centers, social services and other organizations throughout the Cleveland area. “My car looks like a sporting goods store exploded in it,” she said. “It’s almost like Meals on Wheels, but we’re fitness and wellness…

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