Mat Pilates 2


This class is taught by:

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.

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!

Charlotte Stickles

Charlotte Stickles is a dance and movement artist newly based out of Bellingham! She graduated from The Ohio State University Department of Dance in the spring of 2017 with a BFA in Dance and distinction in artistic research. Charlotte has been fortunate enough to work and learn from numerous international dance artists such as Bebe Miller, Liz Lerman, Norah Zuniga-Shaw, Eddie Taketa, Nancy Stark-Smith, Susan Hadley, and Ann Sofie-Clemmensen. During her time at OSU, she performed internationally and received academic funding to conduct artistic research in Salvador, Brazil. While in school, she also developed an interest in somatic work, taking classes in improvisation, Pilates, Alexander technique, and Bartenieff fundamentals. Upon graduating, Charlotte spent time in St. Petersburg, FL, where she began working toward her comprehensive Balanced Body Pilates certification. Charlotte’s love of movement and improvisation guide her teaching, and she strives to create a playful, curious, and supportive environment for her students to work in.
A mat class for clients of all levels of Pilates
experience, who are not experiencing pain or musculo-skeletal issues. This class will utilize the mat and small props such as rings, balls and bands, focusing on perfecting Pilates  technique while challenging the strength and mobility of the entire body. 

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Dec 18 11:30 am - 12:25 pm with Carolyn Watson
    at Bellingham
  • Tue Dec 18 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Shannon Tallman
    at Bellingham
  • Thu Dec 20 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Carolyn Watson
    at Bellingham
  • Sat Dec 22 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Carolyn Watson
    at Bellingham
  • Thu Dec 27 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Charlotte Stickles
    at Bellingham
  • Sat Dec 29 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Carolyn Watson
    at Bellingham
  • Tue Jan 01 11:30 am - 12:25 pm with Charlotte Stickles
    at Bellingham
  • Tue Jan 01 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Shannon Tallman
    at Bellingham
  • Thu Jan 03 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Charlotte Stickles
    at Bellingham
  • Sat Jan 05 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Tatyana Stahler
    at Bellingham
  • Tue Jan 08 11:30 am - 12:25 pm with Charlotte Stickles
    at Bellingham
  • Tue Jan 08 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Shannon Tallman
    at Bellingham
  • Thu Jan 10 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Charlotte Stickles
    at Bellingham
  • Sat Jan 12 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Tatyana Stahler
    at Bellingham
  • Tue Jan 15 11:30 am - 12:25 pm with Charlotte Stickles
    at Bellingham
  • Tue Jan 15 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Shannon Tallman
    at Bellingham
  • Thu Jan 17 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Charlotte Stickles
    at Bellingham
  • Sat Jan 19 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Tatyana Stahler
    at Bellingham