PI-YO Play® Voted One Of Top 200 Leading Moms In Business In Startupnation Competition

San Jose, CA – May 06, 2009 – Pi-Yo Play® announced today that it has been recognized as one of the top 200 mom-owned businesses in StartupNation’s 2009 Leading Moms In Business Competition (http://www.startupnation.com/leading-moms-2009).

Online PR News – 07-May-2009 – – Top 200 mom-owned businesses in StartupNation’s 2009 Leading Moms In Business Competition (http://www.startupnation.com/leading-moms-2009). The competition, sponsored by VerticalResponse, recognizes the achievements of mothers across the country who run outstanding businesses.

Pi-Yo Play® (PYP) makes fitness fun and educational for busy moms. PYP provides efficient, expertly designed pre and postnatal workouts, programs, and classes. The foundational program, Mommy & Baby Pi-Yo Play®, is unlike any other. PYP blends Pilates and yoga for new moms while singing familiar nursery rhyme songs, bonding, and playing with their babies. As baby “exercises”, their visual skills and motor coordination are developing. PYP’s mission is for every mom to leave all classes with a S.M.I.L.E: Social support, Mindful exercise, Ideas for playing with baby, Loving memories, and Energy!

"Moms across America were honored in this year’s ranking, showing that they’re capable of starting and running successful businesses while managing to balance family, career, home and self," said Rich Sloan, co-founder of StartupNation."Well over 600,000 votes were cast in support of several thousand contestants. What an incredible achievement to be named a winner, and what an inspiration for anyone looking to start their own business.”

"It’s challenging for anyone to start and run a successful business – particularly in this economy. These women are setting the standard for innovation and creativity," said Janine Popick, founder and CEO of VerticalResponse.
StartupNation (www.startupnation.com) launched the first annual Leading Moms in Business Competition in January with the support of VerticalResponse (www.verticalresponse.com) to recognize the achievements of mom entrepreneurs across the US. Winners were selected and ranked according to public votes accumulated from January through March, 2009. The elite 200 win bragging rights, promotional support, and digital winner’s emblems recognizing their achievements as the Leading Moms in Business.

About Pi-Yo Play: www.piyoplay.com and/or for an interview about the founder, Christy Li, visit http://www.careerapple.com/profile.html?Member_ID=334&Profession=Fitness&cbResetParam=1&Resource_Category=Websites

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