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. 

TuTh 6pm–7:30pm Sep 26Dec 5 (20 sessions) $249.00
On Campus: WC Bldg, Room 0827D (Main Campus, Map)
9600 College Way North Seattle WA 98103
No class on 11/23/17 due to Thanksgiving.
Fall Quarter
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Zumba® Toning

Are you ready for a dance party while you tone and sculpt? Zumba® Toning combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba® moves to create a calorie-torching, strength-training dance fitness-party. You'll learn how to use lightweight, maraca-like Zumba® Toning Sticks (or light weights) to enhance rhythm and tone your target zones, including arms, abs and thighs. Zumba® Toning is the perfect way to sculpt your body naturally while having a total blast! Zumba® Toning Sticks available for purchase or rent.

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

MoWe 6:30pm–7:30pm Sep 25Dec 4 (20 sessions) $185.00
On Campus: WC Bldg, Room 0827D (Main Campus, Map)
9600 College Way North Seattle WA 98103
No class on 11/22/17 due to Thanksgiving.
Fall Quarter
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