Pilates – The SeattleGYM Health Club
June 27, 2019

Friedeke Verkleig Veenman Pilates

PILATES MAT & YOGA FUSION Wednesday | 8:15 – 9:15 am July 17 & 24   Friedeke is a friend of Kari’s from the Netherlands visiting Seattle in July. She is a Pilates Master Trainer and Do-In Yoga Instructor and we are fortunate that she will be guest teaching at The SeattleGYM!!! Friedeke is a Ground Control Pilates Master Trainer and certified instructor in Do-In Yoga. Do-In yoga is a form of yoga, based on […]
October 11, 2016

“POP” Pilates at Laurelhurst.

Friday: 8:30 am (50 min) POP Pilates is an incredible fusion of ab-chiseling and total body defining moves choreographed to your favorite Top 40 hits. This intense, mat-based workout challenges students to rhythmically flow from one exercise to the next, developing a rock solid core while leaving no muscle untouched. This format takes classical Pilates to the next level like you’ve never seen before. About Ola Urban: “Through the years I got inspired by fitness […]
July 25, 2014


By Jocelyn Paoli, Stott Certified Pilates Instructor Training for a marathon this summer? Maybe a 5K race? There is no doubt running is great cardiovascular work. But your body can take a beating which lead to imbalances in the body that can sideline runners. WHY PILATES? Runners have great leg strength. However, you may notice your hamstrings (back of legs) are weak. Your quadriceps (front thigh), inner thighs and hip flexors are tight. These imbalances […]
May 7, 2014

Pilates Exercise of the Month – TWIST

Purpose: An advanced exercise that strengthens and stretches the oblique adbominal muscles, stabilizes the shoulder and puts balance and control to the test! Starting Position: Sit sideways with your weight on one side of the pelvis. Bend the legs and place the top foot over the bottom one. Place your hand, palm down, fingers facing away from you, underneath your shoulder. Your top hand rests on knee. 1. Inhale, in one movement, lift pelvis away […]