Get to know Nora Kosack


Tell us about yourself / your family:

I am married and we adopted a sweet little pup called Ava.


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

We moved from San Francisco to Seattle two years ago. I grew up in Frankfurt Germany and always wanted to live in the beautiful PNW.

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

Favorite type of food or restaurant: ITALIAN

Favorite type of drink: Hawaiian Mai Tai

Favorite season: Spring/Summer/Fall and Winter ;-)

What do you do for fun when you're not teaching? hiking, playing with my pup and doing pilates.

Is there a motto you live by? Everything happens for a reason.

What 3 items would you bring with you if you were stranded on an island? my husband, my dog and sunblock.

If you could be any animal, what would you be? Surprisingly a dog, but only in our home ;-)


Why did you start practicing Pilates? out of curiosity and lower back pain.

Why did you become a Pilates teacher?  to transport Pilates out into the world.

Describe Emerald City Pilates in three words: individual, knowing and fun.

What are your favorite ways to incorporate movement into your life in addition to Pilates? I love hiking and cycling.

Nora is available for Private and Duet sessions on Mondays from 6am-11am, Wednesdays from 12pm-5pm, and Thursdays from 6am-12pm. To learn more about Nora and schedule session with her, please check her bio page