Continuing Education

Michelle Ihlan

Michelle Ihlan

Michelle has been active and passionate about fitness and wellness her entire life. She came to the fitness and wellness industry from a career in insurance marketing to pursue her passion in life: helping others achieve their goals in health and wellness.

An avid runner, triathlete and competitive swimmer, Michelle has completed 54 half-marathons, 15 marathons, an ultra-marathon, 4 ½ Ironmans and the Coeur d’Alene Ironman Triathlon. She coached 3rd-6th grade girls to run their first 5k through the Girls on the Run program and was head mentor for the Danskin and SheRox triathlons.

Michelle is a NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) certified personal trainer an RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) through the Yoga Alliance, and a certified Yoga Warrior Trainer (RWT). She is a certified Level 2 Reiki practitioner and Vera Whole Health Nutrition in Action graduate. She has taught with Southside Booty Camp, Vera Fitness, Namaste Coaching and Wellness, and teaches yoga to women in prison through the Yoga Behind Bars program.  Michelle is also Certified in Exercise Nutrition through Precision Nutrition.

In her spare time, Michelle can be found gardening, running and playing with her dogs and chickens. She believes that everyone deserves health, happiness and to be their best self. We are all capable of so much more than we even know.

Courses Taught

Strength and Conditioning

Come get fit and have a blast!  Interval training blends strength and cardiovascular circuits using body weight, a variety of equipment and partner work.  This 90-minute class provides full body conditioning complete with stretching.  This workout is loaded with functional exercises designed to give you the ultimate challenge.  All levels welcome.  Class includes membership to Wellness Center. 

MoWe 6pm–7:30pm Jan 8Mar 21 (20 sessions) $249.00
On Campus: WC Bldg, Room 0827D (Main Campus, Map)
9600 College Way North Seattle WA 98103
No class on 1/15 due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day or on 2/19/18 due to Presidents Day.
This class is already in session. Please call or email the Continuing Education office for possible late registration.
Winter Quarter

STRONG by Zumba®

Welcome to music-led interval training! Are you looking for a challenging, high intensity interval training workout? You’ve come to the right class! This class, through music, is crafted to drive the intensity in a challenging progression that provides a total body workout. The result? Total body fitness. You’ll move in sync to music, making you work harder. This class will push you past your plateaus to help you reach your fitness goals faster. Using your own body weight, you will gain muscular endurance, tone, and definition, and you will experience and increased afterburn. Please bring a towel and water bottle to class. Class includes a membership to the Wellness Center.

Learn more about STRONG by Zumba® by visiting the CE blog.

Tu 6:30pm–7:30pm Jan 9Mar 13 (10 sessions) $99.00
On Campus: WC Bldg, Room 0827D (Main Campus, Map)
9600 College Way North Seattle WA 98103
This class is already in session. Please call or email the Continuing Education office for possible late registration.
Winter Quarter