Instructor Spotlight- Jessie Marie Smith!


Jessie has been a TRIBE (LAB5) favorite since our opening in 2011. Her technique, music, and humor are second to none, and we love her for that. :) Don't miss her EXTREMELY popular TRX&BARRE and Kickboxing classes Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings!

Originally From: New Jersey

Currently live: Queen Anne, Seattle

Everything you teach/ are certified in: Pilates Mat, All Reformer, Fitness Kickboxing, TRX, Barre, Shaolin Kung Fu and Self Defense

How did you discover Pilates?: I taught Fitness Kickboxing for 16 years in gyms from Olympia to Seattle.  I started finding interest in other conditioning classes such as Boot camp and TRX, Barre, pilates and Aerobics.

Favorite classes you teach: Power Pilates and TRX Barre

Favorite past time: I love to Dance!  You all know that already!  I've been taking Afro Brazilian dance classes currently to satisfy my soul.  Someday I'll get back to Flamenco dancing as well.

Hobbies: Music is my other passion.  As lots of you know, I love to make playlists.  I secretly want to be a Radio DJ.  I often attend live music shows.

Something not many people know about you: I have a very mellow side.  I read a lot, practice walking meditation, and am certified in REIKI.

Hidden talent: I studied traditional Chinese Kung Fu for many years.  I've competed in many tournaments, and have made it to TWO World Championships.

Mantra: "Move and be Moved!"

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