Our Pilates Instructors

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

Teresa teaching Pilates to Ginny

All of our Pilates instructors have completed a comprehensive year-long Classical Pilates training program with progressively complex written and practical testing and complete 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. They maintain a collaborative and collegial environment free from rigid orthodoxy where the focus on is on your progress and encouraging you to reach your fitness goals efficiently and safely.

Teresa Shupe

Teresa Shupe

Teresa is the founder of Atlas Pilates. She's been teaching Pilates professionally for over 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 Whim W'him.
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 is a confident and encouraging Pilates Instructor who knows the work in her own body and honestly connects with clients to get results. A professional dancer with a degree in dance from the UW, she's a graduate of our comprehensive teacher training...
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. She competed nationally in equestrian sports before heading to NYU...
Erin McCormick

Erin McCormick

Erin has an electric smile, infectious energy, and a pair of Masters Degrees from the University of Washington. Not only is she super smart, she’s a real people person and a talented pilates instructor.
Dominique See

Dominique See

Dominique is a Washington State native who's been dancing since the age of four. She has a degree in Dance with a minor in Education from the UW, and she was trained to teach Pilates by Lori Coleman-Brown and is a graduate of Atlas Pilates comprehensive...