West Seattle Pilates helps everyday people feel great by providing Pilates-based fitness training. This contributes to helping clients improve their posture, strength and overall quality of life. We customize sessions to serve a diverse clientele. Our instructors are trained in aiding various injuries and pathologies by using Pilates as their base component. The original teachings of Joseph Pilates are incorporated with a contemporary approach.
Jenny started West Seattle Pilates in 2018. She has a 30+ year background with dance and movement. It has always been her passion and she feels privileged to make a career out of it! For the past 12 years she has lived in West Seattle and taught Pilates at various studios in the city. Jenny was ready for the next step of starting her own business and sharing her knowledge with her neighbors. WSP works with people who have varying injuries and pathologies as well as those who want to strengthen their bodies and minds. Pilates is for everyone and there are always modifications and variations that can be given to individuals.
Jenny grew up in Ohio and started dance at the age of three. Movement has always been a part of her life. She earned a BFA in Dance Choreography and an MA in Arts, Entertainment and Media Management. Jenny has been teaching Pilates for over 10 years and is also trained in TRX and a Certified Personal trainer. She has lived in the West Seattle community for the last 12 years and is honored to help make her community members feel strong and healthy. Photo taken by Melanie Blair Photography
Josie joined West Seattle Pilates in January of 2022. She is a certified Pilates instructor and a licensed Massage Therapist. Josie has been teaching Pilates for the past seven years and massaging for the past four. She loves teaching movement and believes that Pilates is an important tool for gaining body awareness and strengthening intrinsic stabilizing muscles. She is passionate about meeting people where they are and emphasizes conscious movement in a pain free range of motion throughout every session. Josie believes Pilates is an ideal modality for those of us with injuries or chronic conditions. If something hurts during a session she is adept at offering modifications and movement alternatives. Josie is excited to explore Pilates with you and to help you enhance your ease of movement, build your strength, and increase your range of mobility.
Susan was born in Louisiana and grew up in Texas. She spent the first 12 years of her career in the corporate world and then transitioned to be a full-time mom. She found Pilates to be healing for the mind and body while raising her kids. Susan then made the decision to become a certified instructor in 2017. She has spent the last 4 years teaching group and private classes at B Pilates, a small Houston area studio similar to WSP in approach, goals, and environment. She and her husband moved to the Seattle area in Summer 2022 after dropping their youngest child off at college and are thrilled to call West Seattle home.
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