Meet The Team
Owner and STOTT Pilates Instructor
karla Crouch, OTS
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 create more services offering health and wellness for those in need across the lifespan.
My Pilates sessions and classes 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. 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, active daughters.
I am the owner of Bodyworks Pilates and Bodyworks Massage in downtown Edmonds. Learn more @ www.bodyworksedmonds.com
STOTT Pilates Instructor
I am a Certified STOTT PILATES® Instructor with a passion for pain management, body positivity, and finding joy in movement. I majored in dance and education at the University of Washington, where I discovered my fascination with anatomy, fell in love with somatics, and cultivated my teaching philosophy.
In my early twenties, I started experiencing debilitating pain. I was not able to dance without severe pain and eventually was unable to walk pain-free. The pain became chronic and I had to find new ways to care for my body. Pilates was the most efficient tool I found to manage my pain and increase my strength. It helped me rediscover my love of movement at a time in my life when many other kinds of fitness were inaccessible to me. Overtime Pilates has helped me gain the freedom of pain-free movement, ease in my everyday life and activities, and a love of helping others achieve the same.
As a teacher, I am very detail-oriented and provide individualized instruction to each client, even in group classes. I love helping my clients gain strength and mobility, learn to move optimally, increase their body awareness and positivity, and work toward whatever other goals they might have. I especially love hearing my clients delight in how they feel both mentally and physically after a session.
Outside of Pilates, I spend my time singing, songwriting, exploring the beautiful PNW with my friends and family, playing with my hilarious nieces, and snuggling my adorably large cats.
STOTT Pilates Trained, E-RYT 500 Yoga Teacher & Certified Breathwork Facilitator
I have lived in Edmonds for six years, the Northwest for twenty-one. I am a mother of two teenage boys, a twenty-four-year sales professional in tech, tennis player, avid gardener, a multifaceted multi-disciplined experienced yoga, meditation, and breathwork teacher for eleven years. I came into Pilates as a student and knew this was my calling. A few years later I started my STOTT Pilates Reformer training at Bodycenter Studios. I am a new Pilates teacher establishing myself in the community to shift to solely focusing on Pilates to help others find their optimal alignment for their health and wellness now and over the years, so they can truly enjoy life at all ages.
For me, Pilates allows me to feel the potential strength and wisdom of my body.
I look forward to meeting you and understanding your goals and helping you reach them.
Owner of The Ignited Soul, Nurse Intuitive Energy Practitioner
Mary ann Stancel
I’m passionate about creating space to help people heal themselves and live in their truth. That’s right, I’m a nurse who has worked in western medicine, and who provides energy healing through modalities of reiki, light language oracle cards, earth energy, guided meditation, breathwork, crystal, sound bowls, mindfulness, and more! It is great to combine both areas of Eastern and Western, to bring a well-rounded healing experience. I can energetically tap into your body ailments to provide healing energy to those areas.
What I really enjoy is helping people find the deep soul connection and then guiding them to release the trapped energy. As this happens, vibrational shifts occur and in turn, they feel free to live in their truth. Their authentic self begins to shine and be alive.
You’ll often see me playing with my Australian Labradoodle, Miles Davis, out in nature, LAUGHING A LOT, having fun with friends and my partner, connecting with Spirit, God, Universe, and my guides + angels, exploring the world, holding crystals, loving the world of energy and believing in that with LOVE, you can break away the bonds of trauma, fear, and the self-imposed negative talk.
You have the power the heal.
I will be offering Sound Healing Sessions at Woodway Wellness.
My training includes: Usui Reiki Master, Kundalini Reiki Master, Seichim Reiki Master, Breathwork facilitator, Sound Bath healer, Certified Hypnotherapist, Mindfulness facilitator, Registered Nurse, 200 PYTT
Find out more at www.theignitedsoul.com
STOTT Pilates Instructor
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.
STOTT Pilates Instructor
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.
TEAM BODYWORKS LEAD
Come Meet Helen! Helen leads the front desk at Woodway Wellness partners, Bodyworks Massage .
Helen is an Edmonds local, you may have seen her volunteering at the Edmonds Food Bank. With a 20 year background in healthcare, Helen is a strong believer in compression massage. After her first session, her knee pain decreased significantly. Helen is here Tuesday through Sundays and enjoys jigsaw puzzles, camping and all things Scandinavian. Ya sure, ya betcha! Come meet Helen!
Licensed Massage Therapist
Lisa Cutway, LMT
I’m a certified and licensed Massage Therapist with over 15 years of experience. Through manual therapy, I’ve helped countless clients overcome pain and physical restriction to find their path to healing and optimal wellness. I have a background in Medical Massage specializing in soft tissue injury and sports massage working with professional athletes. I offer a variety of Modalities and customize each session to suit the need of the individual. From relaxation to deep tissue my style is intuitive and deeply soothing to the nervous system which promotes a sense of connection and wellbeing, restoring function to the body as a whole.