Our Pilates Instructors

Atlas Pilates instructors are rigorously trained and have years of experience. They are committed to helping you achieve your fitness goals.

All of the teachers have completed a comprehensive year-long Classical Pilates training program with progressively complex written and practical testing and they attend regular continuing education.

Thorough teacher training ensures that our instructors teach individuals and small groups safely using the complete array of Pilates Apparatus. They are experienced in the development and management of effective individualized workout programs for all types of bodies of all ages. And they maintain a collaborative and collegial environment free from rigid orthodoxy where the focus on is on your progress and reaching your fitness goals efficiently and safely.

Teresa Shupe

Teresa Shupe

Teresa is the founder of Atlas Pilates. She's been teaching Pilates professionally for nearly 20 years and she can be found in the studio every day, teaching Pilates and managing the business. She has a degree in Dance and a black belt in Kung Fu.
Lori Coleman-Brown

Lori Coleman-Brown

Lori is our Master Instructor and our Director of Education. She teaches Pilates lessons, trains and tests students, and mentors new Pilates instructors. She manages the Atlas Pilates Teacher Training Program and Continuing Pilates Education.
Danielle Begorre

Danielle Begorre

Senior Instructor Danielle has been a full-time Pilates instructor since 2003. She finds power and joy in movement, and her training to teach was inspired by her own positive experience with Classical Pilates as a dancer and choreographer.
Liesbeth Robison

Liesbeth Robison

Senior Instructor, Liesbeth is also bicyclist, wilderness explorer and outdoor adventurer. A native of the Pacific Northwest, she's been teaching Classical Pilates since 1998. She's known for her engaging personalized Pilates workouts.
Ginny Haley-Kanigel

Ginny Haley-Kanigel

Ginny is a Classical Pilates Instructor and a retired Physical Therapist with over 30 years experience in rehabilitation and post-rehabilitation fitness. She co-owned a private physical therapy practice and worked in a college sports medicine clinic.
Mia Monteabaro

Mia Monteabaro

Mia started at Atlas Pilates in 2012 and trained to teach with Lori Coleman-Brown. A competitive gymnast in her youth, she studied dance in college and is currently a professional dancer for a popular Seattle contemporary dance company.
Ray Houle

Ray Houle

Ray has been teaching Pilates in Seattle since 2003. For over 20 years, he researched exercise programs at the University of Washington. He’s a certified Spiritual Counselor who teaches Pilates with a focus on development of body, mind and spirit.
Hannah Rae

Hannah Rae

Hannah graduated from University of Washington in 2014 with a BA in Dance and Creative Studies. She immediately transitioned into an apprenticeship at Atlas Pilates, where she found that the discipline and practice from her personal dance training and...
Isabel Wohlstetter

Isabel Wohlstetter

Isabel is a Seattle native and a passionate fan of the Pacific Northwest. Growing up, she explored her lovely home state through hiking, skiing, kayaking, swimming and horseback riding. Her love of horses led to her to compete nationally as an equestrian...
Dominique See

Dominique See

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