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 STOTT certified. 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 3rd Degree Black Belt in Kajukenbo. You will usually find her with her adorable French Bulldog, Eggroll.
Gwen Benoliel – Pilates
Gwen is a French Pilates and Gyrotonic instructor, mom of 2 boys, living in the PNW for 3 years now. Gwen studied Pilates through the Power Pilates Method back in NY and was lucky to be taught and trained by Sarah Shea PT, DPT, Nuhar Jaleel PT, DPT, and Juliet Harvey. She loves teaching and challenging clients to trust their bodies and seeing the big smiles on their faces.
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.
Melina Moore – 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. Melina loves to paint and draw, and is often hiking or paddleboarding with her boyfriend and their adventure pup, Nymeria.
Lenisa Ruddick- Pilates
Lenisa is a STOTT Pilates trained instructor. Her fascination with movement led her to earn a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Tennessee. She discovered Pilates in 2012 after a serious car accident left her with debilitating back pain. She found that Pilates not only alleviated her pain, but also improved her posture, strength, flexibility and mind-body awareness. When Lenisa is not practicing Pilates, she enjoys traveling, hiking, golfing and spending time with her husband, two dogs and their newborn.
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! She manages Innate Vitality remotely from Montana.