Tabitha Fletcher – Pilates
Tabitha has been doing Pilates on a weekly basis for the past 3 years. Her motivating motto is, “This is the one body I get to have, so I have to do the best I can with it.” Tabitha is a STOTT trained pilates instructor. She brings a wealth of knowledge to her classes providing participants a challenging experience through very intentional movement.
Megan Weidlich – Pilates
Megan is physical therapist at an outpatient clinic in Redmond, where she specializes in Women’s Health conditions and dancer rehabilitation. She is a certified STOTT pilates instructor and has over has over 3 years experience teaching. In her free time she enjoys all that outdoor recreation that living in the PNW offers.
Gin Yang – Pilates
Gin is a certified Stott Pilates instructor. She discovered Pilates in 2006 and never looked back. She found that Pilates changed her posture, strength, and awareness so she decided to pursue her passion, completing Stott instructor training in 2017.
In her free time Gin is an avid skateboarder and martial artist. She has been teaching Kung Fu since 2007 and continues to practice and teach martial arts as a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Kajukenbo. You will usually find her with her adorable French Bulldog, Eggroll.
Amanda Kuhns – Pilates
Amanda has been an exercise enthusiast since high school. She has a Masters degree in Sociology, Criminology & Law and attended law school in Chicago. Back to back pregnancies left Amanda immobile and the rehabilitation led her to Pilates. Amanda is a trained STOTT Pilates instructor, Pilates Suspension Method instructor and currently working towards a pregnancy and postpartum exercise certification. Her favorite pilates move is “Tendon Stretch” on the reformer. Fun facts- Amanda did intense anatomy training on human cadavers and has a paralyzed dog too! (Yea- he has a wheelchair)!
Janzen Nelson – Yoga & Pilates
Janzen’s yoga journey began in her hometown of Harrison, AR. She loved the way she felt after yoga classes, and wanted more. After moving to Little Rock, Janzen began to explore different kinds of yoga and started to realize the benefits mentally as well as physically. She surrounded herself with people, places and things that encouraged and supported her yoga journey. During this time, she realized she loved leading and supporting others in their yoga practice. She went on to get her RYT 200 teaching certification through The Floating Lotus in Little Rock, AR in 2016.
Caitlyn Jarecki – Yoga & Pilates
Caitlyn is a 200-hour registered Yoga Alliance instructor trained at Spira Power Yoga (April 2015) in West Seattle. Caitlyn discovered yoga in 1999 after being drawn to the movement and poses which she found similar to her favorite sport at the time, gymnastics. Mindfulness and relaxation were added benefits that soon became equally important in her practice. Caitlyn is also a Registered Nurse but currently spends most time with her one year old son outside of teaching yoga. She also enjoys hiking and camping with her family and friends, swimming, dance, barre and rollerblading.
Simone Jaggers-Rudolf – Pilates
Simone is a Stott pilates instructor and licensed massage therapist. She enjoys intergrating somatic exercises as well as contract/relax muscle techniques with pilates to create greater ease of movement within the body through neuromuscular re-pattering to build strength and lengthen muscles for greater overall body balance. Pilates allowed Simone to reclaim her body from injury. Now she facilitates clients’ ability to reclaim and connect to their bodies in a positive way. Interested in massage? Contact her via call or text message at (425) 270-8258.
Melina Kennedy – Pilates
Melina is a trained STOTT Pilates instructor who was introduced to Pilates at 15 to help re-strengthen and stabilize her body after knee surgery and has used it to rehabilitate injuries ever since. Her practice emphasizes breath, alignment, and mindful movement to enhance the mind-body connection of Pilates. When Melina is not teaching, she loves art and photography, exploring on her bike, and re-watching The Office for the thousandth time.
Kara Krause, MA, NTP – Founder, Owner & Operator Nutrition and Pilates
Kara created Innate Vitality from a personal mission to assist health seekers in their pursuit of health at any level. Nutrition & movement feeds her soul! Kara is a STOTT certified Pilates instructor and a Certified Nutritional Therapist. She loves watching participants develop their strength and see their hunger for movement and healthy eating abound!
In her free time Kara enjoys being active in nature with her husband David and their mutt Sasha. Her latest obsession is mountain biking! She is amazed at how her core strength, developed through her Pilates practice, has made this new sport so attainable for her. She manages Innate Vitality remotely from a national forest in Idaho.