WAILUA — Two women inspired to bring innovative exercise routines into the community found themselves getting creative during the restrictive pandemic while still having some fun and helping others get stronger.
In September of 2019, co-owners Ashley Parducci and Rebecca McMahon opened Playground Fitness Studio in Wailua, across from the old Brick Oven Pizza building, before COVID-19 shut down businesses in March of 2020.
“It was challenging because we had just started getting forward momentum with being open,” McMahon said. “And then we had to close for a couple of months. And we went to online streaming and did everything