Encouraging Health and Happiness

MAC Employee Spotlight: Sue Ihlanfeldt

Sue IhlanfeldtMagnuson Athletic Club members, meet Sue Ihlanfeldt! She is one of your Group Fitness instructors for our popular Fit4All class.
Magnuson Athletic Club: Where did you grow up as a child?
Sue Ihlanfeldt: I am a native of the Pacific Northwest and grew up in the Kenmore area.
Magnuson Athletic Club: Before instructing Group Fitness, what did you do?
Sue Ihlanfeldt: I worked in the private golf club industry in membership sales and member services.
Magnuson Athletic Club: How long have you been involved with fitness and what enticed you to become a Group Fitness instructor?
Sue Ihlanfeldt: I have always been physically active in sports and other fitness activities throughout my life. Due to a work lay-off in 2009, I went back to college and receive an associate degree in fitness specialist and personal training. I have always enjoyed group exercise, and found that I really enjoy teaching in that format.
Magnuson Athletic Club: What Group Fitness classes have you instructed and what classes are you instructing now at the MAC?
Sue Ihlanfeldt: I have taught a senior group exercise class while in school at a local church. I also taught a circuit training class on campus. Since Spring of 2012, I have taught the Fit4All class at the MAC. I am blessed to have a wonderful group of regulars, and am honored and humbled by their continued support. We have fun, we laugh, and I am proud to call them my friends.
Magnuson Athletic Club: What does fitness mean to you?
Sue Ihlanfeldt: Fitness to me is more than just being in shape. It is an ongoing personal pursuit to be healthy and at peace in the mind, body and soul.
Magnuson Athletic Club: What are some things you are passionate about?
Sue Ihlanfeldt: Golf, grandchildren, and being kind to others.

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