March 8 business briefs
Local starts online fitness program
Dundee resident and entrepreneur Jessica Steitzer recently launched her own business, aLIVE, a subscription-based online fitness program. With a $10 monthly membership fee, subscribers have access to three pre-recorded workout sessions per week, accessible on computers, tablets or smartphones. Additional services include live workout sessions, coaching, lifestyle advice and recommendations and access to an online community of other subscribers. Steitzer is an American College of Sports Medicine-certified personal trainer, Road Runners of America-certified running coach and former owner of a Baby Boot Camp franchise, according to the website. More information about the business is available at www.aliveonline training.com/.
Newberg therapist earns play therapy certification
Local therapist Margaret Fuller has earned the credential of registered play therapist from the Association for Play Therapy, according to a press release from the association. The credential trains professionals in theories and techniques to communicate with children through play. Obtaining it requires a master's degree, 150 hours of training in play therapy, 2,000 hours of clinical experience and 500 hours of supervised experience, according to the release. Fuller is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a graduate of George Fox University and has an office at 1308 E. First St.