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YMCA of Greater Seattle Group Exercise Pilates Reformer Instructor in Seattle, Washington


Job Summary

Provides specialized Pilates Reformer instruction to members.


  1. Plans and instructs classes or programs in a specialty area. Observes and discusses individual progress with participants.

  2. Develops positive relationships with participants and facilitates relationship building among participants and members. Provides motivational support and guidance.

  3. Increases participant awareness of all healthy lifestyle factors.

  4. Encourages member and parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.

  5. Attends staff meetings and approved trainings as required.

  6. Sets up and takes down class equipment. Reports equipment problems.

  7. Ensures safe and effective classes. Responds to, and reports, accidents and incidents.

  8. Conveys basic knowledge of all Y Total Health/Activate America programs.

  9. Tracks, monitors, evaluates and transitions assigned Total Health participants providing motivational support and counseling. Accurately maintains related records.

  10. Leads ongoing YMCA Total Health classes or programs in a specialized area.


  1. Current state approved first aid certification.
    1. Current state approved CPR certification.
  1. High school education or equivalent preferred.

  2. Two or more years experience teaching or practicing in specialized area.

  3. Total Service/Total Health Training**

  4. Ability to lead a class or provide individual service.

  5. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.

  6. Ability to motivate and educate members.

  7. Ability to set up, move and store equipment.

  8. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

  9. Pilates : Mat certification currently recognized locally are Physical Mind Institute, STOTT, Polestar, Pilates studio in Seattle.

  • Within 30 days of employment.

** Within 60 days of employment.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment

  • Are very adaptable

  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic

  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet

  • Truly enjoy being of service to people

  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together

  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana .

ID 2019-9016

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 1

Location West Seattle YMCA

Category Health & Well-being

Address 3622 SW Snoqualmie St