Anchorage, AK

The Last Frontier

Where We SLAM

Cottonwood Park on JBER

5th St and Arctic Valley Rd, Fort Richardson, Anchorage, AK

Cottonwood Park is conveniently located on Fort Richardson with fields and multiple playgrounds – the perfect stomping ground for SSM! This is a location that doesn’t even require military spouses to leave post. If you are not military please contact us about getting post access.

Parking & Meeting Location

We park on the far side of the park closest to the river and begin class under the totem pole.

Questions? Contact Laura.

Eagle River Town Square Park

11924 Business Blvd, Eagle River, AK

Town Square park offers a lot of open space to run and S.L.A.M. There are small paved areas, some paths and hills to add fun dynamics to our classes. After class, there is fun playground equipment for bigs and littles to scramble over including 3 different slides, climbing walls, a music station, two different types to spin on, a giant rocker, and more.

Parking & Meeting Location

There are multiple parking lots around the park. We will park and start hill/bus stop parking lot.

Questions? Contact Laura.

Goose Lake Park

2801 UAA Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508

Located on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus, this park boasts beautiful trails, a playground, and a pavilion for rainy days. There is a large parking lot by the Lake. 
 

Questions? Contact Laura.

Indoor Winter Locations

Mondays & Thursdays | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

On Mondays and Thursdays we will be meeting at the Harry J. McDonald Memorial Center located at 13701 Harry McDonald Rd Eagle River, AK 99577. The McDonald Center is Alaska’s Premier Sports facility! Olympic ice arena, turf field, 2 running tracks, meeting and party rooms, outdoor field and everything a SLAM community could want!

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays | 9:30 AM -10:30 AM

On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays we will be meeting at the Mountain View Boys & Girls Club located at 315 Price Street Anchorage, AK 99508. We have the gym to ourselves where there are bleachers and plenty of space to keep us moving!

First Friday of EVERY Month @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

On the first Friday of every month, we meet at the USO on base located at 8001 Chennault Avenue AK 99506. The USO is a 501c3 nonprofit military support organization. The mission of the USO is to connect service members with family, home and country throughout their service to our nation.This event is FREE! The building is located behind the basketball court. If you do not have base access, we have Mamas ready and willing to help you easily get onto base, no worries!

Questions? Contact Laura

Cottonwood Park

Eagle River Town Square Park

Goose Lake Park

SLAM Boss

Laura Sasala 

Laura is an ACE certified group fitness instructor and also CPR/First Aid certified. In 2019 she became a Pregnant and Postpartum Athleticism Coach. She is an elementary school teacher by trade and was a high school cross country coach with a bachelor’s in Elementary Education, a Masters in Education and her Administrative Certification all through the University of Portland, OR. She discovered SLAM when she was 6 weeks postpartum in Monterey, CA. Laura knew from her first class that this would become part of her life. Five years later she owns two SLAM locations (Fort Drum and Anchorage) and she is so excited for the opportunity she gets to create a place where women feel accepted, seen, challenged and loved. She enjoys running, skiing, hiking, and of course, sweating like a mother during class.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Anchorage Team

Sabreena Martin | Instructor

Sabreena has a master’s degree in nursing education and is an ACE certified group fitness instructor. She is CPR/AED certified through American Heart Association and hold several certifications specializing in critical care and emergency trauma. After attending SLAM at 35 weeks pregnant with her second daughter, she was hooked. Originally from New Mexico, she found her tribe in Anchorage and couldn’t imagine life without this SLAMily. Sabreena is married to a local Alaskan and has two wild little girls who are regulars in class. She feels blessed to have the opportunity as owner and hopes to continue growing and fostering this amazing community. Sabreena’s favorite ways to SWEAT like a mother aside from SSM are hot yoga and long runs with her dog Zia.

Jenny Smith | Instructor

Jenny Smith has a bachelor’s degree in Science of nursing, she currently works as a Certified Pediatric Registered Nurse specializing in pediatric sedation. She’s CPR/AED certified through American Heart Association and has several other certifications in nursing (PALS, NRP, ACLS, ENPC). Jenny is also a certified group fitness instructor through AFAA. She is also a certified Core Confidence specialist through Bellies Inc. Jenny was born and raised in Montana where she was a Division 1 javelin thrower for the University of Montana track and field team. That’s also where she met her husband! They have a 3 year old daughter and Jenny has lived in Alaska for 10 years. When not at work or at SLAM you can find her and her family in the mountains or anywhere outside in Alaska.

Bridget Dyson | Instructor

Bridgett Dyson found SLAM six weeks after the birth of her second daughter, Piper. Three years later, she’s a mother of four who recently left her job as an event manager to focus more time on her family.

Bridgett is a lifelong Alaskan with two business degrees from the University of Alaska Anchorage and is a certified group fitness instructor through AFAA. She grew up riding and competing in equestrian events and spent many summers and family vacations on her grandparents farm in Dalhart, TX.

Bridgett married her husband, Jon, on the north shore of Oahu in 2014. The two have four daughters, Peyton, Piper and twins Blakely and Brooklynn. When not at SLAM, Bridgett enjoys being the “spotter” on family hunting trips, camping, snowmachining and traveling the great state of Alaska.

Laura Sasala | Owner & Instructor

Laura is an ACE certified group fitness instructor and also CPR/First Aid certified. In 2019 she became a Pregnant and Postpartum Athleticism Coach. She is an elementary school teacher by trade and was a high school cross country coach with a bachelor’s in Elementary Education, a Masters in Education and her Administrative Certification all through the University of Portland, OR. She discovered SLAM when she was 6 weeks postpartum in Monterey, CA. Laura knew from her first class that this would become part of her life. Five years later she owns two SLAM locations (Fort Drum and Anchorage) and she is so excited for the opportunity she gets to create a place where women feel accepted, seen, challenged and loved. She enjoys running, skiing, hiking, and of course, sweating like a mother during class.
 
I seriously cannot say enough wonderful things about Stroller Strong Moms or Katie! Every workout is something different and as challenging as you want to make it. This group works because of the moms that come and push each other day in and day out. It isn’t just a fitness class, these women become your tribe! And Katie is one of the best, as a fitness professional, athlete and friend!
Erin D.

Anchorage SLAMer