Meet The Team

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Karla Crouch -Owner

STOTT Pilates Instructor

karlaruthpilates@gmail.com

An educator at heart, I bring a rich background in teaching and performance to my passion as a Pilates Instructor. I began taking Pilates twenty years ago (between Ballet classes) and fell in love with the mind-body connections then noticed a vast improvement in my posture, alignment, strength, and flexibility! I am currently enrolled in graduate school becoming an Occupational Therapist. I plan to expand my business and offer more services for those in need across the lifespan. 

 

My private sessions at Bodyworks allow my clientele to focus on their specific physical needs and goals. There is nothing that I love more than helping others succeed!
 
I provide my clients with an in-depth understanding of the movement associated with the human body whether they are looking for overall fitness and wellness or seeking relief from chronic pain. I focus on stability, mobility, flexibility, and balance all while getting a well-rounded workout.

 

I have been Certified in STOTT Pilates for over 8 years and took ownership of the studio in 2018. I am also a Fascial Movement Instructor, a CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training Instructor, and a Total Barre Instructor. I am happy to incorporate these fitness routines into sessions if my clients are interested. 

 

I live in Edmonds with my wonderful husband and two young and very active daughters. 

I am the owner of Woodway Wellness and Bodyworks Massage in downtown Edmonds. Learn more @ www.bodyworksedmonds.com

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Trina Blackstone

STOTT Pilates Instructor

trinablackstone@me.com

I am a fully certified STOTT PILATES® with a dancing, swimming and Equestrian background. I'm a local girl with a degree from the University of Washington. I'm a shining example of what Pilates can do! 

 

After a disabling car accident, I tried many rehabilitative modalities and therapies, but it was not until I discovered STOTT Pilates that I truly started to make progress towards recovery. My personal experience with physical limitations, chronic pain and the rehabilitative process gives me a unique insight into the individual exercise needs and goals of each person.

 

My favorite part of teaching is sharing in the successes of my clients, from the casual beginner to the experienced athlete, as they discover the remarkable changes in the body that STOTT Pilates can bring about!

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Deb Fialkow

STOTT Pilates Instructor

debfialkow@gmail.com

I am a fully certified STOTT PILATES® instructor and certified Yamuna® Body Rolling Practitioner. I am also a recognized Merrithew HALO®, ZEN-GA®, CORE®, Fascial and Foundational Movement instructor.

 

I have been teaching since 2008, specializing in working with clients who are coming out of physical therapy or working to avoid surgery; clients working with ongoing conditions such as scoliosis, degenerative discs, arthritis, osteoporosis, spondylolisthesis, frozen shoulder; and clients who are interested in improving their long term physical health and abilities, whether they are 18 or 81.

 

Mobility, balance, strength, awareness and fascial health are incorporated into every pilates session, tailored to each clients’ specific needs. I look forward to every session, assisting people with optimizing their physical lives.

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Alexis Hoverter

STOTT Pilates Instructor

alexis.hoverter@gmail.com

I fell in love with Pilates six years ago after having my second son and experiencing chronic back pain. I found that the training I received in my Pilates sessions became such a functional part of my everyday life, improving my posture, strength, breathing and reducing my pain. I have since become a long-distance runner, currently training for my fourth half marathon. Pilates has been a key part of training and injury prevention by improving my hip mobility, glute and core strength and my breath.

I love helping my clients achieve their goals and tailor each session to their needs with a focus on strength, mobility and flexibility while providing a fun and approachable environment.

I live in Richmond Beach with my three (energetic!) boys and our dog Scout.