Heather is passionate about family, wellness, organic food and experiential life! After graduating from Michigan State University with a degree in Exercise Science, she moved to Seattle to be in a community that valued health and fitness as a lifestyle commitment. She is certified in Pilates from the Pilates & Physical Therapy Center of Seattle. She loves to help her clients become awake and mindful in their bodies. When she isn't teaching pilates she is loving the time she spends with her two young boys.
Heather Skogerson instructs the following:
Beg/Int Reformer Pilates
This class is designed for anyone who wants to refine the essential principles of Pilates. You can be guaranteed to see more results out of all your workouts when you accurately understand how to activate the deeper layers of the core, align the bones of your spine and pelvis and maintain an active and connected breath.
If you have recently begun practicing Pilates, we recommend you start with this class level. However, even the most advanced students will benefit from mastering the detailed review this class will cover.
Note: If you have no previous Pilates experience and are not familiar with using a reformer you should sign up for an initial private session with one of our instructors prior to taking this class. We offer this at a discounted price of $40.
Want to get more of an aerobic challenge with your Pilates practice? Then reserve your spot! This class is a great cardio option utilizing the jump or trampoline apparatus on the Reformer. Class will incorporate the fun and dynamic aspect of the jump board while we take time to focus on proper biomechanics of jumping and landing. Extra care will be given to your feet, ankles and core positioning to help you strengthen your whole body.
Note: This is an advanced class. Please do not sign up for this class unless you have Pilates experience on the Reformer. Please inquire with an instructor if you have any questions.
Pilates Barre Fusion
Pilates Barre Fusion is a fun, energetic, workout that fuses techniques from Dance, Pilates, and Yoga that will tone, define and chisel the whole body. It is the perfect combination of strength and flexibility with an added cardiovascular element utilizing the barre.
We focus on proper biomechanics for a safe and well structured class that can be modified for any fitness level.
Int/Adv Reformer Flow
This class will incorporate specialized Pilates workouts incorporating reformers, wall springs, mat and small equipment. All students must be injury free or proficient at making modifications for injury. A thorough understanding of anatomy along with spacial body awareness is required to participate in this class.
Note: This class is for those with significant Pilates experience. Please do not sign up for this class unless you are at the appropriate skill level and have been cleared to take the class by an instructor.