Evanston Firm Featured Exhibitor at Cubs Convention
Evanston-based business Foov Fitness will be a featured exhibit at the 2014 Cubs Convention later this month.
The 2013 Silver Davey Award winners will be showcasing their app “Foov at the Ballpark.”
Spurred by the iPad’s success engaging people with autism, Foov Fitness founders Meghan Finnigan and Sylvie Légère used their combined 30 years of experience in e-learning, technology, fitness and special needs care to develop a first-of-its-kind workout-based iPad app.
“Foov at the Ballpark” gives users with cognitive disabilities a life-like experience of spending a day at Wrigley Field.
With the iconic stadium as a backdrop, participants are immersed in the experience of Wrigley Field without having to leave home.
The app prompts users to complete specific movements and exercises, engaging participants in a fun workout. The “Foov at the Ballpark” app is perfect for adults and kids, and has has been used by individuals, families and peer mentoring programs in schools.