Reformer Pilates 1


This class is taught by:

Shannon Tallman

Shannon came to Bellingham to persue a BFA in dance and performance art from Western Washington University. It was here that her lifelong passion for movement and dance led her to Pilates. In 2009 she took her first Pilates training and was hooked! Upon graduating in 2011 she began teaching at Core Kinetics Pilates where she completed the Balanced Body Training Program. Shannon currently teaches Pilates at The Bellingham Athletic Club and Whatcom Community College. She also enjoys teaching both Pilates and dance at Western Washington University. She currently manages Core Kinetics Pilates in Mount Vernon and is so happy to be sharing her love for movement with the Core Kinetics community!

Hannah Andersen

Hannah Andersen, MFA, is a dance artist, educator, and Pilates instructor. Her research, teaching, and choreography are recognized by the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science, National Dance Education Organization, Dance Science and Somatics Educators Group, and American College Dance Association. In addition to being a Season 8 Bellingham Repertory Dance alum, she has performed with It Must Have Been Violet Dance Productions, University of Oregon Repertory Dance Company, Michelle Boulé (NY), the Seattle Opera, Susan Haines, Wade Madsen, and Kraig “Bopi” Patterson. After receiving her BFA in Dance at WWU, she served on faculty at Whatcom Community College and Western Washington University from 2010-2014 before attending graduate school as a Teaching Fellow in the University of Oregon Department of Dance from 2014-2017. Recently, she has served as guest artist at Gonzaga University, Allegheny College, and the North Star Ballet, AK, fully grant funded by Alaska State Council for the Arts and the NEA. Upon receiving her MFA, Hannah was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Graduate Student Award in the Department of Dance at University of Oregon. She also received the 2015-2016 UO Georgianne Teller-Singer Dean’s Fellowship for an Outstanding Dance Graduate Student with additional support from the UO Dance Research Fund, and the 2015 National Dance Education Organization’s Graduate Student Award. She is returning to Whatcom to teach this fall, and thrilled to rejoin Core Kinetics!

Carolyn Watson

Carolyn Watson, L.Ac, M.S., has been teaching Pilates and therapeutic movement since 1999 and practicing acupuncture since the fall of 2013. She holds a Pilates Studio teaching certificate from Polestar Pilates Education and is also a faculty member of Balanced Body Education, an international Pilates education and teacher training program. She has a Master of Science degree in Human Movement & Performance from Western Washington University, and specializes in functional movement training of gait patterns and sport-specific skills.  Carolyn competed in track and field at Utah State University, and is an accompished long-distance runner, and has a special passion for keeping runners healthy and biomechanical sound.  Most recently, Carolyn completed a second graduate degree in East Asian Medical Studies at Middle Way Acupuncture Institute, and is now practicing acupuncture in her clinic, BioMechanix, located in the same building as Core Kinetics.

Lauryn Marino

Lauryn Marino has taught Pilates since 2010. She graduated from Western Washington University that June with an interdisciplinary degree she designed through the Fairhaven College. Her studies, originally inspired by art therapy, eventually evolved into exploring the relationship between creativity and health. Lauryn graduated from Port Townsend School of Massage in 2012 and opened her office in Core Kinetics in January 2013. In her spare time, she enjoys paddle boarding, playing piano and ukulele, biking, photography, and cooking.
 
She also returned from a big trip in March 2017! With her partner, she drove across the northern USA in a 1978 VW bus (named Greg), spent two weeks in Senegal, three weeks on a farm in Spain, and about five weeks in Italy, two of which were on a farm in Sicily. Upon returning to the States, they drove their bus back home through the southern States.
 
To read the blog, visit www.gregthevan.com. 
See pictures on instragram:gregthevan
 
To book a massage, please visit laurynmarino.schedulista.com.
A flowing reformer-based workout class which focuses on learning foundational Pilates principles. Limited to 6 participants, reservations required. A private orientation is required before beginning class. 

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Dec 18 4:30 pm - 5:25 pm with Shannon Tallman
    at Bellingham
  • Thu Dec 20 4:30 pm - 5:25 pm with Hannah Andersen
    at Bellingham
  • Sat Dec 22 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Carolyn Watson
    at Bellingham
  • Thu Dec 27 4:30 pm - 5:25 pm with Lauryn Marino
    at Bellingham
  • Sat Dec 29 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Carolyn Watson
    at Bellingham
  • Tue Jan 01 4:30 pm - 5:25 pm with Shannon Tallman
    at Bellingham
  • Thu Jan 03 4:30 pm - 5:25 pm with Lauryn Marino
    at Bellingham
  • Fri Jan 04 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm with Tatyana Stahler
    at Bellingham
  • Sat Jan 05 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Tatyana Stahler
    at Bellingham
  • Tue Jan 08 4:30 pm - 5:25 pm with Shannon Tallman
    at Bellingham
  • Thu Jan 10 4:30 pm - 5:25 pm with Lauryn Marino
    at Bellingham
  • Fri Jan 11 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm with Tatyana Stahler
    at Bellingham
  • Sat Jan 12 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Tatyana Stahler
    at Bellingham
  • Tue Jan 15 4:30 pm - 5:25 pm with Shannon Tallman
    at Bellingham
  • Thu Jan 17 4:30 pm - 5:25 pm with Lauryn Marino
    at Bellingham
  • Fri Jan 18 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm with Tatyana Stahler
    at Bellingham
  • Sat Jan 19 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Tatyana Stahler
    at Bellingham