Wendy Thurston

Wendy Ballard, a native of California, holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts/Dance from Sonoma State University as well as a lifetime California Community College Credential. Formerly the director and co-founder of the San Francisco Jazz Dance Company, she has concentrated her work on the west coast establishing herself as a respected teacher and choreographer. She has studied in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco where she has trained in jazz, ballet, and modern dance. Wendy's teaching career spans over 30 years including jazz, ballet, choreography and floor barre'. Wendy relocated to the Pacific Northwest in 2001. Wendy is certified in Pilates with Body Arts Science International


Wendy Thurston instructs the following:
  • Gentle Flow Pilates Reformer
  • A class with you in mind.  Developed to work on balance, posture, strength and stop the efforts of osteoporosis.  We work on equipment, ball and chair exercises.  This is a great class to become introduced to Pilates. 

  • Group Reformer Class
  • This reformer class you will work through a choreographed routine of challenging exercises meant for a champion. You will strengthen, stretch and lengthen your body. Prerequisites: 5 private sessions and instuctor approval