Shannon Poulsen

Small Business Owner in Alberta, Canada

Shannon Poulsen, M.Ed. ~ Shannon is the owner of Club Pilates Red Deer (opening Fall 2021) and a Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher (NCPT).

Her journey with biomechanics and the mind body connection began at a young age as a competitive figure skater. Her years of figure skating facilitated her understanding of the connection between core stability, strength, balance, flexibility, body awareness, artistry and controlled movement.

Shannon has Comprehensive Pilates Certification in Mat, Reformer, Springboard, Chair, Trapeze Table/Cadillac, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector and Magic Circle.

Shannon is a certified Barre Above® with Pilates Focus Instructor. She is a Qualified TRX Suspension Training® Instructor, Bosu® Next Generation Balance Training and Bosu® Pilates Core Power Instructor. With a special interest in self-myofascial release, Shannon is a qualified FMT Mobility Specialist and is currently training in Neurokinetic Therapy.

Shannon has a Permanent Professional Teaching Certificate and a diverse teaching background as a past school administrator and educator.

She teaches both individual and group Pilates classes.

  • Work
    • Club Pilates
  • Education
    • M.Ed., NCPT
Testimonials
I have been working with Shannon as a client for several months. Through Pilates, Shannon has helped by body become stronger, specifically through core strength and work on proper posture. My muscles feel longer and I have more mobility in my joints, especially my hips. Shannon is professional. knowledgeable, clear with instructions and makes each session feel new and exciting! I would highly recommend her sessions to anyone looking for a low impact and challenging workout experience!
J. Brown, Pilates Client
Shannon is a dedicated, dynamic and energetic Pilates Instructor. She immediatly put me at ease and was so clear with her instructions."
JA Mandziak, Pilates Client
Shannon was born to be a teacher. I love her style of teaching Pilates. She's crystal clear in her instruction, patient and super positive. Shannon has a way of validating you that's both honest and motivates you to want to work harder. On top of it all, she's a lovely person and makes everything feel fun.
A. Glenn, Pilates Client