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Woodmark Hotel Gives Guests a Boost of Adrenaline with New Workout Space

Kirkland Hotel Welcomes Traci Bartee as Director of Adrenaline

Kirkland, Wash. – (February 21, 2013) – The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa, located on the shores of Lake Washington on Carillon Point just 15 minutes east of Seattle and the only Seattle-area lakefront lodging, is excited to announce that it has partnered with Traci Bartee, owner of Fly Fitness in Kirkland, Wash., to provide a unique workout experience to address each guests’ individual workout preferences and offer overnight guests complimentary access to a new studio space. In addition, the Woodmark is introducing its new Fitness-to-Go program that allows exercise enthusiasts the opportunity to work out in their own guestroom.

As the Woodmark Hotel’s new Director of Adrenaline, Bartee will manage all things health and fitness related at the property – from complimentary classes, team building activities and fitness programs designed for guests, to providing information on local running and hiking routes and additional local fitness options.

“We are so excited to have Traci as the Woodmark Hotel’s Director of Adrenaline,” said John Murphy, general manager of the Woodmark Hotel. “Her knowledge, passion and exuberance for fitness are unmatched and with this new space we are able to add another exceptional amenity to the great offerings we have for our guests.”

The new space is located next to the Woodmark Hotel in Carillon Point and features resistance bands, weights and cardio machines. Woodmark guests can also take advantage of Fly Fitness’ numerous personal training options and classes for a reduced fee. Woodmark guests who wish to exercise in the privacy and comfort of their own rooms can utilize the new complimentary Fitness-to-Go program and have resistance bands, spin bikes and kettle bells delivered upon request by the Woodmark Fitness Concierge. Fly Fitness trainers or yoga instructors are also available for personalized in-room training (30 minutes for $50 and 60 minutes for $90) for those needing extra guidance and encouragement. 

“I’m honored and excited to be named Director of Adrenaline at the Woodmark Hotel,” said Bartee. “It’s often difficult for guests to stick to their fitness goals while traveling, so I’m eager to provide motivation, information and support to visitors of all fitness levels and to develop classes to inspire healthy lifestyles.”

Bartee is an Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) certified trainer whose entrance into the fitness industry was the natural progression of her athletic youth and healthy lifestyle. Along with her AFAA certification she is also a certified spinning instructor through Schwinn. Bartee opened Fly Fitness in 2011 as an expression of her passions – people, fitness, entertaining, creating and helping others to live their best lives. The Fly Team is committed to helping their clients become the best they can be by offering more than just exercise programs. Fly Fitness’ training and classes on the shores of Lake Washington allow visitors to exercise and socialize in a picturesque setting.

The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa provides incredible views of Seattle and the Olympic Mountains as well as luxury accommodations. The property features 79 expertly crafted guestrooms and 21 luxurious suites, rejuvenating medi-spa treatments at Northwest Face Spa and delectable Northwest fare at two on-property lakeside dining venues – bin on the lake and Beach Café.  The Woodmark also offers wedding, meeting and banquet space in addition to a variety of activities including paddle board, kayak rentals and a private boat for guests.

For more information about the Woodmark and its new Director of Adrenaline, visit www.thewoodmark.com. For more information about Fly Fitness, visit www.wearesuperfly.com.

 

About The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa:

The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa is the only hotel on the picturesque shores of Lake Washington. Personal and comfortable, the Woodmark features 100 rooms, including 21 suites, most with views of the lake, and all with luxury amenities. The Woodmark is the ideal in-town retreat only minutes from downtown Bellevue and other Eastside destinations. It offers a full-service spa, two exceptional restaurants, distinctive event spaces and an intimate, residential, waterside ambiance.  Most importantly, Woodmark people are warm and genuine, anticipating guests’ every need. Popular for corporate events, weddings and important family occasions, the Woodmark is ultimately a place where everyone feels at home, and home is a relaxing and rejuvenating place set apart by the water. www.thewoodmark.com

About Destination Hotels & Resorts

Destination Hotels & Resorts is a privately held hospitality management company headquartered in Colorado. With 40 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, Destination is the fourth largest hospitality management company in the country. The company’s portfolio features more than 9,600 guest rooms, 18 golf courses and 16 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Chicago, Seattle, Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Palos Verdes, Maui and Lake Tahoe. The company is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.

For a complete list of properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.

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Richmond Public Relations / (206) 682-6979
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