Meet the Instructor- Jordan Blair

Get to know Jordan Blair

Tell us about yourself / your family: 


I am a Seattle native, and I have a son studying linguistics in college.

Did you grow up in Seattle / how did you end up here? 

I grew up near Black Diamond and moved to the big city as soon as I graduated high school.

If you could go anywhere in the world -- where would you want to visit? 

I am Italian, and would love to visit Italy.

Favorite type of food or restaurant: I am a big fan of tacos and burgers.

Favorite drink: Rye.

Favorite season:  What’s not to love about the sunny warm days of summer?

What do you do for fun when you're not teaching?

I am an avid fitness junkie, and in addition to Pilates, I love lifting heavy things up and putting them back down.

Is there a motto you live by?

Sidebending is the key to a happy life.

What 3 items would you bring with you if you were stranded on an island?

Sunscreen, snacks, and Ironman to fly me to civilization.

If you could be any animal, what would you be? A crow or a wolf.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would it be? Neil Gaiman.


Why did you start practicing Pilates? I started practicing Pilates in 2004.

Why did you become a Pilates teacher?  

I have always felt passionate about fitness and health, and this was such a natural fit for me.

Describe Emerald City Pilates in three words

Fun, friendly, and supportive.

What are your favorite ways to incorporate movement into your life in addition to Pilates? 

I love long urban hikes.

Jordan is available for Private and Duet sessions on Monday from 3:30pm-8:30pm. To learn more about Jordan, and schedule a session with her, please check her bio page

Jessica Notman