Practitioners


 

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.

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.  

Uraina Nagy – Pilates

Uraina moved to the PNW from Florida in 2004 to pursue her Stott Pilates certification at Bodycenter Studios and to follow her lifelong passion in dance.  In addition to teaching at Bodycenter for 15 years, she also trained at the Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Movement Systems Physical Therapy. Whether working with professional athletes, those that are recovering from injury, or those that claim low strength and awareness, Uraina loves tailoring workouts that uniquely fit each individual’s needs.

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

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.